anacoenosis

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek "to communicate".

Noun[edit]

anacoenosis (uncountable)

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  1. (rhetoric) A rhetorical device by which a speaker appeals to his/her hearers or opponents for their opinion on the point in debate.
    • 1785, John Walker, A rhetorical grammar, or course of lessons in elocution (page 179)
      The pronunciation of this speech will derive its greatest beauty from an attention to the Anacoenosis, beginning at the eleventh line.

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