Oxymoron


CA. Dashrath Maheshwari (TaXpert)     05 July 2013

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Oxymoron is two words just opposite meaning but expressed together.Can you give more examples apart from these 40?
Act Naturally
Advanced Basic
Almost Exactly
Alone Together
Bittersweet
Civil Engineer
Clearly Confused
Constant Variable
Deafening Silence
Dear Enemy
Definite Maybe
Even Odds
Exact Estimate
Extinct Life
Found Missing
Free Love
Freezer Burn
Fully Empty
Genuine Imitation
Hell's Angels
Jumbo Shrimp
Larger Half
Liquid Gas
Living Dead
Microsoft Works
Military Intelligence
Minor Crisis
Only Choice
Open Secret
Original Copies
Plastic Glasses
Pretty Ugly
Rolling Stop
Same Difference
Seriously Funny
Sweet Poison
Tragic Comedy
Unbiased Opinion
Virtual Reality
Working Holiday

 

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Bhushan Jaju (Student)     05 July 2013

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Thanks for sharing :)

more examples -

-anonymous colleague

-Auto Pilot

 

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Sanket (!..Live to Give..!)     05 July 2013

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  1. "absent presence"
    (Astrophil and Stella by Sir Philip Sidney)
  2. alone together
  3. awful good
  4. "beggarly riches"
    (Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions by John Donne)
  5. bitter sweet
  6. "brisk vacancy"
    ("Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror" by John Ashbery)
  7. cheerful pessimist
  8. civil war
  9. clearly misunderstood
  10. "comfortable misery"
    (One Door Away From Heaven by Dean Koontz)

  11. conspicuous absence
  12. cool passion
  13. crash landing
  14. cruel kindness
  15. "darkness visible"
    (Paradise Lost by John Milton)
  16. deafening silence
  17. deceptively honest
  18. definite maybe
  19. deliberate speed
  20. devout atheist

  21. dull roar
  22. eloquent silence
  23. even odds
  24. exact estimate
  25. extinct life
  26. "falsely true"
    (Lancelot and Elaine by Lord Tennyson)
  27. festive tranquility
  28. found missing
  29. freezer burn
  30. friendly takeover

  31. genuine imitation
  32. good grief
  33. growing smaller
  34. guest host
  35. historical present
  36. humane slaughter
  37. icy hot
  38. idiot savant
  39. ill health
  40. impossible solution

  41. intense apathy
  42. joyful sadness
  43. jumbo shrimp
  44. larger half
  45. "lascivious grace"
    (Sonnet 40 by William Shakespeare)
  46. lead balloon
  47. "liquid marble"
    (Poetaster by Ben Jonson)
  48. living dead
  49. living end
  50. living sacrifices

  51. loosely sealed
  52. loud whisper
  53. loyal opposition
  54. magic realism
  55. "melancholy merriment"
    (Don Juan by Lord Byron)
  56. militant pacifist
  57. minor miracle
  58. negative growth
  59. negative income
  60. old news

  61. one-man band
  62. only choice
  63. openly deceptive
  64. open secret
  65. original copy
  66. overbearingly modest
  67. paper tablecloth
  68. paper towel
  69. peaceful conquest
  70. plastic glasses

  71. plastic silverware
  72. poor health
  73. pretty ugly
  74. properly ridiculous
  75. random order
  76. recorded live
  77. resident alien
  78. sad smile
  79. same difference
  80. "scalding coolness"
    (For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway)

  81. seriously funny
  82. shrewd dumbness
  83. silent scream
  84. small crowd
  85. soft rock
  86. "The Sound of Silence"
    (song by Paul Simon)
  87. static flow
  88. steel wool
  89. student teacher
  90. "sweet sorrow"
    (Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare)

  91. terribly good
  92. theoretical experience
  93. "transparent night"
    ("When Lilacs Last in the Door-yard Bloom’d" by Walt Whitman)
  94. true fiction
  95. True Lies
    (movie directed by James Cameron)
  96. unbiased opinion
  97. unconscious awareness
  98. upward fall
  99. wise fool
  100. working vacation

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