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paradoxic

[-dok′sik]
Etymology: Gk, paradoxos, strange
pertaining to a person, situation, statement, or act that may appear to have inconsistent or contradictory qualities or that may be true but appears to be absurd or unbelievable. Also paradoxical [-dok′sikəl] .

paradoxic

, paradoxical (păr″ă-dŏk′sĭk) (-sĭ-kăl)
Seemingly contradictory but demonstrably true.
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Though Voegelin thinks that Thomas Aquinas "attained a certain degree of clarity about [the] paradoxic structure" of an argument for the existence of God, he finds a greater degree of clarity in Rene Descartes.
4 is the explanatory epilogue which rhetorical theory requires for paradoxic maxims.
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A rise in rectal pressure with a paradoxic increase in anal sphincter pressure; or
No significant increase in rectal pressure and a paradoxic anal contraction; or
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