epitrope

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From Latin [Term?], from Ancient Greek [Term?] (reference, arbitration).

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epitrope (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) A figure by which permission is either seriously or ironically granted to someone to do what he or she proposes to do, e.g. He that is unjust, let him be unjust still.

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