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inversĭo , ōnis, f. inverto, inversion.
I. Verborum, i. e. an ironical inversion of meaning, Cic. de Or. 2, 65. 261.—
II. An allegory, transl. of Gr. ἀλληγορία, Quint. 8, 6, 44.—
III. A transposition, i. q. ἀναστροφή (as quoque ego for ego quoque), Quint. 1, 5, 40.
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    • Cicero, On Oratory, 2.65
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 1, 5.40
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 8, 6.44
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