Daily Archives: May 2, 2010

Deesis

Deesis (de’-e-sis): An adjuration (solemn oath) or calling to witness; or, the vehement expression of desire put in terms of “for someone’s sake” or “for God’s sake.”

For the sake of the the planet, stop the offshore drilling!

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