par·a·lip·sis (păr′ə-lĭpsĭs) or par·a·leip·sis (-līp-) or par·a·lep·sis (-lĕp-)
n. pl. par·a·lip·ses (-sēz) or par·a·leip·ses or par·a·lep·ses
[Late Latin paralīpsis, from Greek paraleipsis, omission, apophasis, from paraleipein, to leave to the side, omit : para-, para- + leipein, to leave; see leikw in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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