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Related / Similar Words: meiosis

 

Definition:
  • understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary); "saying `I was not a little upset'' when you mean `I was very upset'' is an example of litotes";

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    Anagrams: stoolie, ostiole, lose it

     

     
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