anesis  anesis
 an'-e-sis Gk. "a loosening, relaxing, abating"

Adding a concluding sentence that diminishes the effect of what has been said previously. The opposite of epitasis.
  She had set more track records than any woman in the country. She had more stamina, skill, and perserverance than many of the best, but she had broken her leg and would not be competing this year.
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  Sources: Bullinger 463

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