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par•a•lip•sis



Pronunciation: (par"u-lip'sis), [key]
n.,
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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Paralipomenonparallactic ellipse
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