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  • n. Alternative spelling of paraleipsis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See paraleipsis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See paralipsis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted

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Examples

  • The DI’s position weakened further when they tried over and over again to claim that they weren’t calling Jones a plagiarist—a clumsy attempt at a paralepsis, indeed.

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