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Word of the Day 04/28/17 Hypozeuxis

Hypozeuxis (noun)
hypozeuxis [hahy-puh-zook-sis]


noun, Rhetoric.
1. the use of a series of parallel clauses, each of which has a subject and predicate, as in “I came, I saw, I conquered.”.



Origin: 1580-90; < Late Latin < Late Greek, equivalent to Greek hypozeug(nýnai) to put under the yoke (hypo- hypo- + zeugnýnai to yoke, derivative of zeûgos yoke1) + -sis -sis

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