Definition of antiphrasis
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LNS
antiphrasis, antiphrasis
antiphrasis
αντίφρασις
noun (f., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. the use of a word in a sense opposite to its proper meaning
  2. lucus
Abbreviations
antiphrasis (better written as Gr.), is, f., = αντίφρασις, the use of a word in a sense opposite to its proper meaning; as, lucus, quod minime luceat, Diom. p. 458 P.; cf. Charis. p. 247 P. al.
 
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