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syncrisis

[sing-kruh-sis, sin-]
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noun Rhetoric Obsolete.
  1. the comparison of opposites.
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Origin of syncrisis

1650–60; < Late Latin < Greek sýnkrisis combination, comparison, equivalent to syn- syn- + kri- (stem of krī́nein to separate) + -sis -sis
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