1. paralipsis

noun. suggesting by deliberately concise treatment that much of significance is omitted.


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1. Noun, singular or mass
Irony can be expressed through such rhetorical figures as antiphrasis (the use of a single, contradictory word), paralipsis (drawing attention to something by pretending to ignore it), or sarcasm.