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.
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.