Create an account
joining together several clauses or phrases without using conjunctions between them.
EX- "Hereisthehouseitsgreenandwhite" (t.b.e.)
Repetition of a word or phrase at the end of several clauses. ex. Of the people, by the people, for the people
a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
for of understatement in which the negative of the contrary is used to achieve emphasis and intensity. for example, "She is not a bad cook."
understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary)
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
a construction in which one word is used in two different senses ("After he threw the ball, he threw a fit.")
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together