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sarcasm

noun [U] uk   /ˈsɑː.kæz.əm/ us    /ˈsɑːr-/
the use of remarks that clearly mean the opposite of what they say, made in order to hurt someone's feelings or to criticize something in a humorous way: "You have been working hard," he said with heavy sarcasm, as he looked at the empty page.
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