Protrope (pro-tro’-pe): A call to action, often by using threats or promises.
If you don’t eat your spinach your ears will fall off and you may have a heart attack! Ha! Ha! Just kidding! Actually, you’ll be grounded for life without parole. Eat the spinach! Now!
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).