Perclusio (per-clu’-si-o): A threat against someone, or something.
If you don’t start acting like a grown up world leader at these summit meetings, we’re going to make you stay at a youth hostel with the rest of the kids. Also, you will be required to wear short pants and go to bed by 21.30. Now, go sit in the corner over there and think about what you’ve done.
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).
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