hypozeuxis

noun
hy·​po·​zeux·​is | \ "+ˈzüksə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of hypozeuxis

: the use in a parallel construction of successive clauses each complete with subject and verb

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History and Etymology for hypozeuxis

Late Latin, from Late Greek, from Greek hypozeugnynai to subjugate, yoke under, from hypo- + zeugnynai to yoke

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“Hypozeuxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypozeuxis. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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