Definition of Syllepses

1. Noun. (plural of syllepsis) ¹



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Definition of Syllepses

1. syllepsis [n] - See also: syllepsis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Syllepses

syllabize
syllabized
syllabizes
syllabizing
syllable
syllable structure
syllabled
syllables
syllabling
syllabogram
syllabograms
syllabub
syllabubs
syllabus
syllabuses
syllepses (current term)
syllepsis
sylleptic
sylloge
sylloges
syllogise
syllogiser
syllogism
syllogisms
syllogismus
syllogist
syllogistic
syllogistical
syllogistically
syllogists

Literary usage of Syllepses

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1. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"Fill up all the ellipses and syllepses of Tacitus, Sallust, Livy, etc., and the elegance and force of their sententious brevity are extinguished. ..."

2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"Fill up all the ellipses and syllepses of Tacitus, Sallust, Livy, etc., and the elegance and force of their sententious brevity are extinguished. ..."

3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson, Albert Ellery Bergh (1907)
"Fill up all the ellipses and syllepses of Tacitus, Sallust, Livy, etc., and the elegance and force of their sententious brevity are extinguished. ..."

4. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"Fill up all the ellipses and syllepses of Tacitus, Sallust, Livy, etc., and the elegance and force of their sententious brevity are extinguished. ..."

5. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... who would destroy all strength and beauty of style, by subjecting it to a rigorous* compliance with their rules. Fill up all the ellipses and syllepses ..."

6. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"Fill up all the ellipses and syllepses of Tacitus, Sallust, Livy, etc., and the elegance and force of their sententious brevity are extinguished. ..."

7. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"Fill up all the ellipses and syllepses of Tacitus, Sallust, Livy, etc., and the elegance and force of their sententious brevity are extinguished. ..."

8. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson, Albert Ellery Bergh (1907)
"Fill up all the ellipses and syllepses of Tacitus, Sallust, Livy, etc., and the elegance and force of their sententious brevity are extinguished. ..."

9. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"Fill up all the ellipses and syllepses of Tacitus, Sallust, Livy, etc., and the elegance and force of their sententious brevity are extinguished. ..."

10. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... who would destroy all strength and beauty of style, by subjecting it to a rigorous* compliance with their rules. Fill up all the ellipses and syllepses ..."

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