enantiosis enantiosis
 e-nan-ti-o'-sis from Gk. enantios, "opposite"
contraries, contention, contrariety

Using opposing or contrary descriptions together, typically in a somewhat paradoxical manner.

Money is an excellent servant but a cruel master.

I could neither continue listening nor turn away.

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. —Psalm 1:1

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  Sources: Smith ("enantiosis" "contentio" "contention" "contrariety") 118

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