Definition for A-POPH'A-SIS

A-POPH'A-SIS, n. [Gr. απο, from, and φασις, form of speech.]

In rhetoric, a waiving or omission of what one, speaking ironically, would plainly insinuate; as, “I will not mention another argument, which, however, if I should, you could not refute.” – Smith. Johnson.

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