synchoresis

synchoresis

(ˌsɪŋkəˈriːsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Rhetoric) rhetoric the act or an instance of conceding an argument in order to make a stronger one

synchoresis

the making of a concession that will leave one’s opponent open to a sharp retort. — synchoretic, adj.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
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Yet the contemporary Greek word for forgiveness is synchoresis.