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Antanagoge

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Antanagoge (Rhet) A figure which consists in answering the charge of an adversary, by a counter charge.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n antanagoge In rhetoric, a figure which consists in replying to an adversary by recrimination, as when, the accusation made by one party being unanswerable, the accused person charges his accuser with the same or some other crime. Sometimes shortened to antagoge.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. anti-, + anagoge,