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Repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginning of successive clauses, sentences, or lines
A statement that is self-contradictory on the surface, yet seems to evoke a truth nonetheless
Bringing together various points made throughout a speech and presenting them again in a forceful, climactic way
The omission of conjunctions between clauses, often resulting in a hurried rhythm or vehement effect
"Talking around" something, usually by supplying a descriptive phrase in place of a name. Rhetorically useful as euphemisms, as a method of amplification, or to hint at something without stating it
An expression that, in addition to an obvious meaning, carries a second, subtle meaning (often at variance with the ostensible meaning)
A stylistic affectation of diction, such as throwing in foreign words to appear learned; bad taste in words or selection of metaphor, either to make the facts appear worse or to disgust the auditors
The asking of multiple questions successively (which would together require a complex reply). A rhetorical use of the question
The amending of a term or phrase just employed; or, a futher specifying of meaning, especially by indicating what something is not (which may occur either before or after the term or phrase used)
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