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  linguistiquement
  liquide
  lire
  lisibilité
  lisible
  liste
litote
  littéraire
  littéral
  littérarité
  littérature
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litotes

Fr    litote, méiose, tapinose

nS

Synonym(s): meiosis, understatement

Antonym(s): hyperbole

Type of: trope

Domain: Rhetorics

Source(s): Bloomfield 1933: 427; Crystal 2001: 202; DIK II 1997: 1279-180; Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 278; ELL: 5142; ERC: 334; Grimes 1975: 66; Hock 1986: 285; Leech 1983: 145; Matthews 1997: 211; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 125; Wales 1989: 282


English word list

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  literal
  literariness
  literary
  literary stylistics
  literary translation
  literate
  literature
litotes
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  local
  localism
  localization1
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  localization3
  localize

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