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paradoxical

[ par-uh-dok-si-kuhl ]
/ 藢p忙r 蓹藞d蓲k s瑟 k蓹l /
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adjective
having the nature of a paradox; self-contradictory.
Medicine/Medical. not being the normal or usual kind: Stimulants are a paradoxical, albeit effective, medication used for certain forms of hyperactivity.
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