paromologia paromologia
 par-o-mo-lo'-gi-a from Gk. para, "alongside" and homologia, "agreement" ("partial agreement")
Also sp. paramologia
concessio, confessio
the figure of admittance, confession

  Admitting a weaker point in order to make a stronger one.


Yes, I may have been a petty thief, but I am no felon.

Related Figures

Sources: Day 1599 96 ("paramologia"); Putt. (1589) 235 ("paramologia," "the figure of admittance")

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