Thaumasmus (thau-mas’-mus): To marvel at something rather than to state it in a matter of fact way.
It is totally amazing that Mitt Romney was ever the Bain of anybody’s existence. Thousands of workers fired? Come on, he’s such a smiley, well-groomed guy. I’d trust him with your life.
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)