Ennoia (en-no’-i-a): A kind of purposeful holding back of information that nevertheless hints at what is meant. A kind of circuitous speaking.
The dirty dishes are piled high in the sink. There’s a sponge and some detergent right there by the faucet. If you put water on a dish and rub it with a soapy sponge something amazing happens! It gets clean. A whole pile of dirty dishes could get clean this way!
Are you getting any interesting ideas related to soap, water, sponges and dirty dishes?
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).
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