Howl pics

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at Proffitt.com
Fri Oct 10 19:01:09 EDT 2003


On Fri, 10 Oct 2003 21:38:22 +0100 (BST), Tanaqui Weaver wrote:

>
>[Minnow?]
> 
>> [1] what's the opposite of exaggerate?  De-xaggerate?
>
>de-emphasise?
>
>In certain very specific cases, litotes, but I don't think that's a
>rhetorical figure apposite in this particular context.

I always think litotes are a kind of small animal, probably a furry
amphibian.  :)

Melissa Proffitt
(now getting seriously deranged)


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