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A poetic sound device, which involves the repetition of initial consonant sounds.
Alliteration
An indirect reference to some piece of knowledge not directly mentioned.
Illusion
4th century B.C. Greek conqueror of most of the known world.
Alexander the Great
Branch of philosophy concerned with appreciation of art and beauty
Aesthetics
Latin "to the man" naming the fallacy of personal attack rather than reason as basis of arugment.
Addhominem
Hero in the Iliad who slew the Trojan hero Hector, but was killed himself by being woulded in the heel by an arrow.
Achilles
First and last letters of Greek alphabet, referring to the infinite one in Christian scripture
Alpha & Omega
Latin "friend of the court" which names an individual or group interested in the outcome of a trial but not actual party to it.
Amicus Curail
The judgement of the court that an individual is not guilty.
Acquittal