Synchoresis
Synchoresis Syn`cho*re"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; sy`n with + ? a going.] (Rhet.) A concession made for the purpose of retorting with greater force. [1913 Webster]

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  • synchoresis — /sing kō rēˈsis/ (rhetoric) noun A concession, esp one made for the sake of a more effective retort ORIGIN: Gr synchōrēsis, from synchōreein to agree, yield ground, from syn with, and chōros space …   Useful english dictionary

  • synchoresis —   n. rhetorical device of apparently conceding point to strengthen argument …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Iákovos Polylás — Jacques Polylás Ιάκωβος Πολυλάς Naissance 1 ou 13 octobre 1825 Corfou, Grèce Décès 25 juillet ou 5 août 1896 Corfou, G …   Wikipédia en Français

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