[sing-kruh-sis, sin-]
noun Rhetoric Obsolete.
the comparison of opposites.

1650–60; < Late Latin < Greek sýnkrisis combination, comparison, equivalent to syn- syn- + kri- (stem of krī́nein to separate) + -sis -sis Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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