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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Conjunction omission.

Usage examples (23)
  • I came, I saw, I conquered this an asyndeton.
  • = The asyndeton in this distich is odd, given the preceding series of connectives.
  • Therefore the figure asyndeton, whereby conjunctions are omitted, is highly commended by writers of rhetoric.
  • K.S. labels this a "conventional asyndeton" (357 1). for more
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