Anthorism An"tho*rism, n. [Gr. ?; ? + ? to bound, define.] (Rhet.) A description or definition contrary to that which is given by the adverse party. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • anthorism — Rhet. rare 0. (ˈænθərɪz(ə)m) [ad. Gr. ἀνθορισµ ός, f. ἀνθορίζ ειν, f. ἀντί against + ὁρίζ ειν to define.] A counter definition; a description or definition differing from that given by one s opponent. in Smart …   Useful english dictionary

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