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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: paralipsis (0.00827 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: paralipsis paralipsis n : suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted [syn: paralepsis, paraleipsis, preterition]
English → English (gcide) Definition: paralipsis Paraleipsis \Par`a*leip"sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to leave on one side, to omit; para` beside + ? to leave.] (Rhet.) A pretended or apparent omission; a figure by which a speaker artfully pretends to pass by what he really mentions; as, for example, if an orator should say, “I do not speak of my adversary's scandalous venality and rapacity, his brutal conduct, his treachery and malice.” [Written also paralepsis, paralepsy, paralipsis.] [1913 Webster]


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