Word of the Day
Usually a joining of antonyms e.g.
awfully good, bitter sweet and civil war.
Also used as a figure of speech to add humour irony or satire in literature, "An intelligent liberal
is an oxymoron", (William Buckley).
Not every oxymoron consists of antonyms e.g
That goat is "pretty-ugly", in this case pretty means considerable/considerably as in pretty-penny and pretty-often.
sharpness or keenness of thought, vision, or hearing.
A preceding adjective usually provides context e.g
His "mental" acuity was only matched by his
Singular or group confirmation that something is true in nature or law.
Title link to the many ways affirmation may be applied.
Lasting for a very short time:
Fashions are ephemeral, new ones regularly drive out the old.
To refuse to accept something or someone as true, good or reasonable:
He repudiated the alleged/charge/claim that he had tried to deceive them.
link (things) together in a chain or series.