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Antistrophe
The repitition of words or phrases at the end of a line or sentence.
Aporia
Expression of doubt, often feigned.
Asyndeton
Lack of connectives or conjunctions between successive phrases.
Hendiadys
Use of two words connected by a conjunction, instead of subordinating one to the other, to express a single complex idea.
Hyperbaton
Seperation of words which belong together.
Litotes
Understatement, for intensification, by denying the contrary of the thing being affirmed.
Pleonasm
Use of superfluous or redundant words, often enriching the thought.
Prolepsis
The anticipation, in adjectives or nouns, of the result of the action of a verb; also, the positioning of a relative clause before its antecedent.
Syllepsis
Use of a word with two others, with each of which it is understood differently.
Synchysis
Interlocking word order. ABAB.
Synesis
The agreement of words according to logic, and not by the grammatical form.
Tautology
Repetition of an idea in a different word, phrase, or sentence.
Zeugma
Two different words linked to a verb or an adjective which is strictly appropriate to only one of them.