counterplea


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a plaintiff's reply to a defendant's plea

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2]); applied to the case of the adulterous eunuch, this theory might yield the conclusion that the stasis of the zetema is counterplea, that of the krinomenon definition.
There is a reference to the killing of a hero as an adulterer; but immediately after that two cases are mentioned, one a counterplea and one a definition; the difference in stasis is determined by the different quality of the persons involved.
It is perhaps worth noting that the variant of Position A evidenced in the equation of stasis and sunekhon may provide a clue to the rival interpretation of the adulterous eunuch as counterplea.