hypozeuxis

hypozeuxis

[hahy-puh-zook-sis]
noun Rhetoric.
the use of a series of parallel clauses, each of which has a subject and predicate, as in “I came, I saw, I conquered.”

Origin:
1580–90; < Late Latin < Late Greek, equivalent to Greek hypozeug(nýnai) to put under the yoke (hypo- hypo- + zeugnýnai to yoke, derivative of zeûgos yoke) + -sis -sis

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hypozeuxis

noun
use of a series of parallel clauses (as in 'I came, I saw, I conquered') 
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