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Expectation MismatchPlay
Use 'ironic' to highlight gaps between expectations and reality, often with a twist of fate. SlideIt's ironic how the lifeguard needed to be rescued.
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Unintended OutcomePlay
Ironic situations can involve actions that inadvertently produce the opposite of what was intended. SlideHe locked his keys in his car at the locksmith convention; that's ironic.
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Literary DevicePlay
'Ironic' is often used in literature to create contrast and provoke thought by defying expectations. SlideIt was ironic in the story that the fire station burned down.