Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Hypozeuxis
Pronunciation: /hahy-puh-zook-sis/
Definition: (noun)
1) 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.”
Etymology: 1580-90; < Late Latin < Late Greek, equivalent to Greek hypozeug(nýnai) to put under the yoke ( hypo- hypo- + zeugnýnai to yoke, derivative of zeûgos yoke1) + -sis -sis