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ironic

adjective cynical, ironical, paradoxical, sarcastic, sarcastical, sardonic, satiric, satirical
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Ironically, accusations in the New York Times (June 3 and June 4, 1921) that the ABB was involved in the Tulsa riot gave the organization much-needed publicity, which greatly increased their numbers.
Ironically, the underwater conversation includes Gunther calling Flip "such a baby
Ironically, an assignment Maria had recently completed in school expressed her wish "for the health and well-being of all children in the world.
This dysfunctional adoption, ironically, reawakens the boy's desire for more than his next fix.
Ironically, the net result of this new bill, called the "American Jobs Creation Act of 2004," is likely to be further declines in manufacturing employment.
Ironically, Perspective Canada became the victim of its own success when it was announced earlier this year it was being replaced with two new Canadian programming streams, one for first-time features and the other for shorts.
The Celtic winger spent six months with the west London side last season and ironically is now poised to play his first pre-season game against them.
Ironically, many of those otherwise stellar schools do not meet federal guidelines for showing adequate yearly progress in state accountability tests according to No Child Left Behind.
Ironically it was Percy Montgomery, one of Mallett's compatriots, who engineered this surprise success in front of 5,782.
Ironically, the politicians do not defend the crucifix as a religious symbol, but rather as a cultural one, part of the heritage and values of their country which, nevertheless, cast aside Catholicism as the national religion in 1984.
Ironically, the labourers are scarcely likely to be able to afford the prices charged by the Cocon-Club, but their efforts have produced one of the most extraordinary and securely cheerful places in the city.
Ironically, the same missionary zeal and self-promotion that West has brought to his crusade to further the cause of therapeutic cloning and life extension is sounding alarm bells among his former fundamentalist allies and others who would like to stop this kind of research in its tracks.