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Sample sentences for the GRE study word ironic

ironic can be used as a adj

1.Perhaps it was an impulse of unconscious loyalty, or the fulfillment of one of these ironic necessities that lurk in the facts of human existence. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
2.Dolokhov banged down the lid of his desk and turned to Anatole with an ironic smil. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
3.he answered gaily, raising nevertheless ironic smiles among the gentlemen of the Tsar's suite by his poor French. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4."Always busy," replied Michael Ivanovich with a respectfully ironic smile which caused Princess Mary to turn pale. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.Napoleon made ironic remarks during Fabvier's account, as if he had not expected that matters could go otherwise in his absence. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
6."He writes about this war," said the prince, with the ironic smile that had become habitual to him in speaking of the present war. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7.No, I shall not agree with you, and you do not really believe what you are saying." Prince Andrew looked silently at Pierre with an ironic smile. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
8.While the soldiers were shouting Kutuzov leaned forward in his saddle and bowed his head, and his eye lit up with a mild and apparently ironic gleam. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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