from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In grammar and rhetoric, a figure or construction in which, in a succession of clauses, each subject has its own verb: as, “The grass withereth, the flower fadeth; but the word of our God shall stand for ever,” Isa. xl. 8. The following is another example:
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- noun use of a series of parallel clauses (as in `I came, I saw, I conquered')
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