praeteritio

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Noun[edit]

praeteritio (plural praeteritios)

  1. paraleipsis
    • 2009 April 4, Editorial, “Editorial: In praise of ... Cicero”, The Guardian:
      Two millennia after his death, his speeches remain the model for modern orators, his tricks and tropes - tricolon, anaphora, praeteritio and the like - are still the stock in trade of the public speaker.