Icon \`ī-,kän\ n   1: a usu. pictorial representation : IMAGE  2: a conventional religious image typically painted on a small wooden panel and used in the devotions of Eastern Christians  3: an object of uncritical devotion : IDOL  4: EMBLEM SYMBOL  5 a: a sign whose form suggests its meaning  b: a graphic symbol on a computer display screen that suggests the purpose of an available function (Webster)

Paradox  \`par-ə-,däks\ n  1: a tenet contrary to received opinion  2 a: a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true  b; a self contradictory statement that at first seems true  c: an argument that apparently derives self-contradictory conclusions by valid deduction from acceptable premises  3: something or someone with seemingly contradictory qualities or phases (Webster)