from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In rhetoric, a figure by which one commits or concedes something to others.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Rhet.) A figure by which permission is either seriously or ironically granted to some one, to do what he proposes to do; e. g., “He that is unjust, let him be unjust still.”
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- noun rhetoric A
figureby which permissionis either seriouslyor ironically grantedto 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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Latin, from Ancient Greek reference, arbitration.
V. -- I pardon this epitrope, but pray use less metaphor and more litotes in the prosopography you dedicate to my modest entity --