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Usually pronounced ɪr- before an unstressed syllable, and ɪr- before a stressed syllable.     
Ir- is added to words that begin with the letter `r' to form words with the opposite meaning.      prefix  
His behaviour was becoming increasingly irrational., ...its mixture of satirical wit, irreverence and spontaneity.     
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ire, IRC, irk, IRS

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