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a-syn'-de-ton / From Greek: a and sundeton “bound together with”
Also spelt: asindeton
Also known as: brachiepia, articulus, dissolutio, dissolutum, dialyton, loose language

The omission of conjunctions between clauses, often resulting in a hurried rhythm or vehement effect.


Veni, vidi, vici (Caesar: "I came; I saw; I conquered")

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The above information on individual rhetorical techniques is reproduced from the website “Silva Rhetoricae” ( ) under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence. Credit for this content lies with Professor Gideon O Burton of Brigham Young University.