Paromology
Paromology Par`o*mol"o*gy, n. [Gr. fr. ?, fr. ? to grant; ? by, near + ? to speak together, agree. See {Homologous}.] (Rhet.) A concession to an adversary in order to strengthen one's own argument. [1913 Webster]

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  • paromology — noun A concession to an adversary in order to strengthen ones own argument. Syn: paromologia …   Wiktionary

  • paromology —   n. apparent concession of opponent s point which in reality strengthens one s own argument …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • paromologia — noun A concession to an adversary in order to strengthen ones own argument. Syn: paromology …   Wiktionary

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