Alexandrine, a priori principle, accent, accentuation, affirmation, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, anapest, antispast, apriorism, argument, argumentation, arsis, article, assertion, assumed position, assumption, axiom, bacchius, basis, beat, belief, bout, cadence, caesura, catalexis, categorical proposition, causerie, chloriamb, chloriambus, circle, circuit, colon, conjecture, contention, contestation, counterpoint, course, cretic, cycle, dactyl, dactylic hexameter, data, descant, diaeresis, diastole, dimeter, dipody, discourse, discussion, disquisition, dissertation, dochmiac, downbeat, elegiac, elegiac couplet, elegiac pentameter, emphasis, epitrite, essay, etude, examination, excursus, exposition, feature, feminine caesura, first approach, first principles, foot, foundation, grammatical accent, ground, guesswork, heptameter, heptapody, heroic couplet, hexameter, hexapody, homily, hypothesis, hypothesis ad hoc, iamb, iambic, iambic pentameter, ictus, idea, inference, intonation, intonation pattern, introductory study, ionic, jingle, lemma, lilt, lucubration, major premise, masculine caesura, measure, memoir, meter, metrical accent, metrical foot, metrical group, metrical unit, metron, minor premise, molossus, monograph, mora, morceau, movement, note, notion, numbers, opinion, outline, paeon, pandect, paper, paragraph, pentameter, pentapody, period, philosopheme, philosophical proposition, piece, pitch accent, point, posit, position, postulate, postulation, postulatum, precept, preliminary study, premise, premiss, presumption, presupposal, presupposition, proceleusmatic, prolegomenon, proposition, propositional function, pulse, pyrrhic, quantity, research paper, revolution, rhetorical accent, rhythm, rhythmical accent, rotation, round, screed, sentiments, series, set of postulates, sketch, special article, spell, spondee, sprung rhythm, statement, stress, stress accent, stress arsis, study, sumption, supposal, supposing, supposition, surmise, survey, swing, systole, syzygy, term paper, tetrameter, tetrapody, tetraseme, theme, theorem, theory, tone accent, tract, tractate, treatise, treatment, tribrach, trimeter, tripody, triseme, trochee, truth table, truth-function, truth-value, turn, upbeat, view, views, wheel, working hypothesis
dissertation, treatise, essay, thesis, theme, monograph, tract, tractate, tractation, discourse, memoir, disquisition, lecture, sermon, homily, pandect, excursus, commentary, review, critique, criticism, article, leader, leading article, editorial, running commentary, investigation, study, discussion, exposition, commentator, critic, essayist, pamphleteer, discursive, discoursive, disquisitionary, expository.
contrariety, contrast, foil, antithesis, oppositeness, contradiction, antagonism, clashing, repugnance, inversion, the opposite, the reverse, the inverse, the converse, the antipodes, the antithesis, the other extreme, contrary, contrarious, contrariant, opposite, counter, dead against, converse, reverse, opposed, antithetical, contrasted, antipodean, antagonistic, opposing, conflicting, inconsistent, contradictory, at cross purposes, negative, hostile, differing toto coelo, diametrically opposite, diametrically opposed, as opposite as black and white, as opposite as light and darkness, as opposite as fire and water, as opposite as the poles, as different as night and day, Hyperion to a satyr, quite the contrary, quite the reverse, no such thing, just the other way, tout au contraire, contrarily, contra, contrariwise, per contra, on the contrary, nay rather, vice versa, on the other hand, all concord's born of contraries, Thesis
, antithesis, synthesis.
topic, subject of thought, material for thought, food for the mind, mental pabulum, subject, subject matter, matter, theme, noemata, topic, what it is about, thesis, text, business, affair, matter in hand, argument, motion, resolution, head, chapter, case, point, proposition, theorem, field of inquiry, moot point, problem, thought of, uppermost in the mind, in petto, under consideration, in question, in the mind, on foot, on the carpet, on the docket, on the tapis, relative to.
supposition, assumption, assumed position, postulation, condition, presupposition, hypothesis, blue sky hypothesis, postulate, postulatum, theory, thesis, theorem, data, proposition, position, proposal, presumption, divination, conjecture, guess, guesswork, speculation, rough guess, shot, shot in the dark, conjecturality, surmise, suspicion, sneaking suspicion, estimate, approximation (nearness), inkling, suggestion, hint, intimation, notion, impression, bare supposition, vague supposition, loose supposition, loose suggestion, association of ideas, (analogy), metonym, metonymy, simile (metaphor), conceit, idea, thought, original idea, invention (imagination), supposing, given, mooted, postulatory, assumed, supposititious, suppositive, suppositious, gratuitous, speculative, conjectural, hypothetical, theoretical, academic, supposable, presumptive, putative, suppositional, suggestive, allusive, if, if so be, an, on the supposition, ex hypothesi, in the case, in the event of, quasi, as if, provided, perhaps, for aught one knows.