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Flout

  • Definition: To break one of the Gricean maxims intentionally in order to convey a particular message that is often counter to or seemingly unrelated to what is actually said.

    Source: Language Files, eleventh edition, edited by Vedrana Mihalicek and Christin Wilson

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