Deesis (de’-e-sis): An adjuration (solemn oath) or calling to witness; or, the vehement expression of desire put in terms of “for someone’s sake” or “for God’s sake.”
DT: I swear by all that’s holy that I did not know about the bounties.
NP: Ok. What is “all that’s holy?”
DT: Money, young babes, and money, and more, lot’s more, money.
NP: Where’s God in your list? Is God there?
DT: No, God’s a bigger con than me. Ha Ha. Just kidding.
NP: I believe you knew about the bounties and ignored them in exchange for some young (Russian) women in your suite at Mar-A-Lago and a big pay off. We have surveillance video of you in bed with couple of women. Although you seem to be asleep, there you are.
DT: Fake news.
NP: The truth.
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)
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