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promulgatedFormally proclaimedwelterwallow or roll, toss about, be in turmoilAnaphorathe repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clausesAsyndetonThe omission of an unexpected, and or grammatically, correct conjunctionPolysyndetonDeliberate insertion of unexpected and or grammatically incorrect conjunctionsSyntaxSentence structure, (parentheses long, short, grammatically incorrect,)AntithesisParallel grammatical, structure with opposite ideas " that's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" - Neil Armstrong " it's wasn't a war story it was a love story"ParadoxHey, self contradictory statement " I must be cruel to be kind" -hamlet " a true horror story is never about war" * a paradox is a statement. An oxymoron is two words.Metonymysubstituting the name of one object for another object closely associated with itSynecdocheA part of something used to represent a wholeDiacoperepetition of a word or phrase with one or two intervening wordsEpistropheRepetition of the same word or group of words at the ends of successive clausesAntanaclasisrepetition of a word or phrase whose meaning changes in the second instanceJuxtapositionthe fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect.DictionA writer's or speaker's choice of words