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ἀποσι^ώπ-ησις , εως, ,
A.becoming silent, Plu.Alex.52, Rh.Mus.58.71.
2. a rhetorical figure, when for emphasis, modesty, etc., the sentence is abruptly broken off, Quint. Inst.9.2.54, Demetr.Eloc.103, 264, Plu.2.1009e, Hermog.Id.2.7.
3. breaking off of friendship, Ptol.Tetr.192 (pl.).
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    • Plutarch, Alexander, 52
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 192
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