epizeugma  epizeugma
 ep-i-zoog'-ma from Gk. epi, "upon" and zeugma, "a yoking"
("joined at the top")

  Placing the verb that holds together the entire sentence (made up of multiple parts that depend upon that verb) either at the very beginning or the very ending of that sentence.


epizeugma at the beginning:
"Fades beauty with disease or age"

epizeugma at the ending:
"Either with disease or age beauty fades"

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Sources: Ad Herennium 4.27.38 ("adiunctio")

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