Daily Archives: March 25, 2008

Restrictio

Restrictio (re-strik’-ti-o): Making an exception to a previously made statement. Restricting or limiting what has already been said.

This is the greatest place in the world–with the exception of our cabin in the woods!

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