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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek "to communicate".

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anacoenosis (uncountable)

 
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  1. (rhetoric) A rhetorical device by which a speaker appeals to his/her hearers or opponents for their opinion on the point in debate.
    • 1785, John Walker, A rhetorical grammar, or course of lessons in elocution, page 179:
      The pronunciation of this speech will derive its greatest beauty from an attention to the Anacoenosis, beginning at the eleventh line.

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