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tapinose

Eng    litotes, meiosis, understatement

nFS

Synonym(s): litote, méiose

Antonym(s): hyperbole

Type of: figure de signification, trope

Domain: Rhetorics

Source(s): Dubois etal. 1994: 476; Mounin 1974: 165


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