from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The pretence of passing over a subject while at the same time describing it fully.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Stoic philos., a premise, the minor premise of a modus ponens or tollens.


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