antanagoge antanagoge
 an'-ta-na'-go-gee from Gk. ant- “against” and
anagoge “a leading up”
Also sp. antenagoge
the recompencer

Putting a positive spin on something that is nevertheless acknowledged to be negative or difficult.
  "Many are the paines and perils to be passed
But great is the gaine and glorie at the last."

"When life gives you lemons, make lemonade."

Related Figures

  Sources: Aquil. 14 ("antisagoge" [=antanagoge], "compensatio"); Putt. (1589) 224 ("antenagoge," "the recompencer")

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