antiperistasis definition

  • noun:
    • The heightening associated with force of an opposing process
    • resistance wherein the high quality opposed asquires strength; weight or response roused by resistance or by the activity of an opposite concept or high quality.
    • Antagonism of all-natural attributes, as of light and darkness, temperature and cold; particularly, resistance of contrary characteristics in which one or both are intensified, or the intensification therefore created.
    • In rhetoric, a figure consisting in granting what an opponent states as fact, but denying their inference therefrom.
    • The heightening associated with the power of an opposing procedure
    • resistance in which the standard opposed asquires energy; weight or reaction roused by opposition or by the action of an opposite concept or quality.
    • Antagonism of natural attributes, at the time of light and darkness, heat and cold; particularly, resistance of contrary characteristics through which one or both are intensified, or even the intensification so produced.
    • In rhetoric, a figure consisting in granting exactly what an opponent says as fact, but doubting his inference therefrom.

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