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Synonyms of hysteron proteron

Noun


1. hysteron proteron, rhetorical device

usage: reversal of normal order of two words or sentences etc. (as in `bred and born')

2. hysteron proteron, logical fallacy

usage: the logical fallacy of using as a true premise a proposition that is yet to be proved

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