antithet


antithet
noun (-s)
Etymology: Latin, from Greek, from neuter of antithetos, from antitithenai

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  • Antithet — An ti*thet, n. [L. antitheton, fr. Gr. ?, ?, antithetic.] An antithetic or contrasted statement. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English