Parusia

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Parusia pȧ*rṳ"zhĭ*ȧ (Rhet) A figure of speech by which the present tense is used instead of the past or the future, as in the animated narration of past, or in the prediction of future, events.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. paroysi`a presence, fr. parei^nai to be present; para` beside + e'i^nai to be