10/16/12 Quiz

zeugma
the use of a word to modify or govern 2 or more words when its appropriate to only one of them OR is appropriate to each but in different way
litotes
understatement
anacoluthon
involving a break in grammatical sequence ‘It makes me so – I get so angry!’
catachresis
misuse or strain of words (Greek root chresis meant to use)
apophasis
denial of one’s attention to speak of subject (greek word apopha)
hirtellous
little hairy
agita
anxiety
TRUE
to make true; shape, place, etc.
hamartia
tragic flaw
utile
useful