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praeteritio

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praeteritio rate
(Noun) The use of suggestion to introduce a thought without directly introducing the thought.

Implication.
Usage: James Bond did not accuse Humbert of being a criminal. But he did say that he thought Humbert was at the crime scene earlier in the day. Thus, without actually saying so, he introduced the idea that Humbert may have committed the crime.

praeteritio rate
saying something by saying you are not going to say it

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