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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner that is seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true.

Usage examples (36)
  • paradoxically, ice ages seem to occur when the sun gets hotter
  • The best evidence Ms. Kadeer did not instigate the riots paradoxically comes from the Chinese themselves.
  • You said once that writing in English paradoxically allowed you to connect with Bosnians around the world.
  • The proof of this, paradoxically, is that nobody can find any proof (or their assets) - such is the alchemic cleverness of our Mr. Big. for more
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