Epicerastic

Ep`i*ce*ras"tic

(?), a. [Gr. tempering the humors; 'epi` + to mix: cf. F. picrastique.] (Med.) Lenient; assuaging. [Obs.]
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Ep`i*chi*re"ma

(?), n.;
pl. Epichiremata (#).
[L., fr. Gr. , from to attempt to prove.] (Rhet. & Logic) A syllogism in which the proof of the major or minor premise, or both, is introduced with the premises themselves, and the conclusion is derived in the ordinary manner.
[Written also epicheirema.]

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