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oxymoron

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a contradiction of terms

It never makes sense to me that we eat "jumbo shrimp" since 'jumbo' means really large while 'shrimp' means something very small. That’s definitely an oxymoron.

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20 -- 20/20 hindsight
having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred
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