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  linguistique textuelle
  linguistiquement
  liquide
  lire
  lisibilité
  lisible
  liste
litote
  littéraire
  littéral
  littérarité
  littérature
  local
  localisation1
  localisation3

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English

meiosis

Fr    litote, méiose, tapinose

nS

Synonym(s): litotes, understatement

Antonym(s): hyperbole

Type of: trope

Domain: Rhetorics

Source(s): ELL: 5142; ERC: 334; Grice 1975: 53; Wales 1989: 282


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  mechanism
  medial1
  medial2
  mediation
  mediopalatal
  medio(-)passive
  medium
meiosis
  mel
  melioration
  meliorative
  mellow
  mellow consonant
  melodic
  melody

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