Daily Archives: October 27, 2007


Enantiosis (e-nan-ti-o’-sis): Using opposing or contrary descriptions together, typically in a somewhat paradoxical manner.

Hope may enable you to persevere, but on the other hand, it may keep you stuck in a rut without realizing it!

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)