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That the opposite is meant is intended to be obvious.
Some authors treat antiphrasis as merely a synonym for irony.
Antiphrasis as euphemism
- "Take your time, we've got all day", meaning "hurry up, we don't have all day".
- "Come into my parlour, said the spider to the fly" appears to be an invitation, but is in fact a threat.
- "Tell me about it", in the sense of "don't bother, I already know".
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