Daily Archives: October 22, 2013

Protrope

Protrope (pro-tro’-pe): A call to action, often by using threats or promises.

If you don’t eat your spinach your ears will fall off and you may have a heart attack! Ha! Ha! Just kidding! Actually, you’ll be grounded for life without parole. Eat the spinach! Now!

  • Post your own protrope on the “Comments” page!

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