Paromology

Paromology

Par`o*mol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. fr. ?, fr. ? to grant; ? by, near + ? to speak together, agree. See Homologous.] (Rhet.) A concession to an adversary in order to strengthen one's own argument.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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