Substitution immutatio kata enallagen
The four categories of change: addition  |  subtraction  |  transposition  |  substitution

A basic strategy in the manipulation of discourse for rhetorical purposes, along with addition, subtraction, and transposition.

Besides the numerous Figures of Substitution, substitution has also been a standard method employed for amplifying and varying subject matter within rhetorical pedagogy. See Rhetorical Exercises.

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