de-scrip'-ti-o L. “diagram, description”

Although descriptio is synonymous with enargia, the Ad Herennium author further specifies that it contains an exposition of the consequences of an act.
Should you let the defendant go free, consider how he will prey upon other hapless victims, perhaps even hunting in your own neighborhood.
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  Sources: Ad Herennium 4.39.51

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