Definition of paraleipsis
: a passing over with brief mention in order to emphasize rhetorically the suggestiveness of what is omitted (as in “I confine to this page the volume of his treacheries and debaucheries”)
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Origin and Etymology of paraleipsis
Late Latin & Greek; Late Latin paraleipsis, paralipsis, from Greek paraleipsis neglect, omission, paraleipsis, from paraleipein to neglect, omit, leave untold (from para- 1para- + leipein to leave) + -sis — more at loan
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