Deesis vs Deess - What's the difference?

deesis | deess |


As nouns the difference between deesis and deess

is that deesis is while deess is (obsolete) a goddess.

deesis

English

Alternative forms

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Noun

(deeses)
  • (rhetoric) A calling to witness.
  • (rhetoric) The vehement expression of desire put in terms of "for someone's sake" or "for God's sake."
  • Synonyms

    * (calling to witness) adjuration

    References

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    deess

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • (obsolete) A goddess.
  • (Croft)
    (Webster 1913)