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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Use of two conjoined nouns instead of a noun and modifier.

Usage examples (29)
  • The rhetorical point of interest is that that's hendiadys.
  • Don't tell Mothra Stewart about hendiadys, whatever you do.
  • I'd like to claim that I use hendiadys consciously and of course evocatively!
  • = A hendiadys for 'Go drink all the mind-purging hellebore that grows in Anticyra'. for more
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