[ ih-nan-tee-oh-sis ]
/ ɪˌnæn tiˈoʊ sɪs /
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noun, plural en·an·ti·o·ses [ih-nan-tee-oh-seez]. /ɪˌnæn tiˈoʊ siz/. Rhetoric.
a figure of speech in which what is meant is the opposite of what is said; irony.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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