hypozeuxis hypozeuxis
 hyp-o-zook'-sis from Gk. hypo, "slightly" and zeugma, "yoke"

Opposite of zeugma. Every clause has its own verb.
  The Republicans filibustered, the Democrats snored, and the independents complained.
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  Sources: Isidore 1.36.4; Mosellanus a5r; Peacham (1577) K3r; Putt. (1589) 177 ("hypozeuxis," "the substitute")

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