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    #1

    help!

    what is the grammatical term for two opposing words in a sentence, like bitter sweet?

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    #2

    Re: help!

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    Actually, bittersweet is a single word: ' tinged with sadness'. Are you speaking of an oxymoron, as in military intelligence?
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    Re: help!

    i think so. it was just out of curiosity, it was doing my head in. been that long since i was at school!! thnx

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