Daily Archives: June 7, 2013

Paromologia

Paromologia (par-o-mo-lo’-gi-a): Conceding an argument, either jestingly and contemptuously, or to prove a more important point. A synonym for concessio.

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