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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted.

Usage examples (14)
  • Third, Olson raises this objection in the context of preterition and reprobation (he never uses the term preterition and seems to be unaware of this important...
  • (Let me again remind our readers that the rhetorical figure I so much enjoy using is called preterition, as in: "If I were as mean as my opponent, I would remind him...
  • Indeed no others are damned, except those who are the subjects of this act of preterition.
  • The second of these reasons is that which states the two parts of reprobation to be preterition and predamnation. for more
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