Pronunciation: (par"u-lip'sis), [key]
—pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz). [key] Rhet.
the suggestion, by deliberately concise treatment of a topic, that much of significance is being omitted, as in “not to mention other faults.” Also,paraleipsis,paralepsis.Also called preterition.
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