Figure Name cataploce
Source Bullinger (1898) ("cataploce; or, sudden exclamation")
Earliest Source None
Synonyms sudden exclamation
Etymology Cat'-a-plok'-ee from Gr. kata "down" and plokee "a twining" or "plaiting"
Type None
Linguistic Domain

1. Parenthetic Addition by way of Exclamation... The figure is so called because the short sentence so interposed is intertwined with another. This name is given to a parenthesis when it takes the form of a sudden exclamation. (Bullinger, 488)


1. Ezek. 16:23, 24. -"And it came to pass after all thy wickedness (we, we unto thee! saith Adonai-Jehovah) That thou hast also built unto thee," etc.

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Last Editor Ioanna Malton
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