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paradox

Synonyms of paradox in English:

noun

  • 1 the paradox of war is that you have to kill people in order to stop people from killing each other
    contradiction, contradiction in terms, self-contradiction, inconsistency, incongruity;
    conflict, anomaly;
    enigma, puzzle, mystery, conundrum
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