erotesis

[ er-uh-tee-sis ]
/ ˌɛr əˈti sɪs /

noun Rhetoric.

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Origin of erotesis

First recorded in 1650–60; from New Latin, from Greek erṓtēsis “questioning, interrogation, proposition,” verbal noun from erōtân “to ask, question”

OTHER WORDS FROM erotesis

er·o·ter·ic [er-uh-ter-ik] /ˌɛr əˈtɛr ɪk/ adjective
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