Restrictio (re-strik’-ti-o): Making an exception to a previously made statement. Restricting or limiting what has already been said.
I think it’s time for Putin to confess. Well not quite confess, but at least wipe the ‘na-naa-na-naa-naa’ smirk off of his face!
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).
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