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a scheme in which the writer uses the same word within the same sentence or saying, but the word has a different definition each time based on its use.
the repetition of words in successive clauses, but in transposed order
the omission from speech or writing of a word or words that are superfluous or able to be understood from contextual clues
the repetition of the initial word (or words) of a clause or sentence at the end of that same clause or sentence
a noun, noun phrase, or series of nouns placed next to another word or phrase to identify or rename it
giving emphasis by professing to say little or nothing about a subject
a relationship between two or more words or phrases in which the two units are grammatically parallel and have the same referent
intentionally overstates something or implies that it is greater in significance or size than it really is
A question that is asked without expecting an answer because the answer is strongly implied
a play on words

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Created May 3, 2015ReportNominate
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