scesis onomaton

Figure Name scesis onomaton
Source Silva Rhetoricae (
Earliest Source None
Synonyms schesis onomaton
Etymology None
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Linguistic Domain Lexicographic

1. A sentence constructed only of nouns and adjectives (typically in a regular pattern).
2. A series of successive, synonymous expressions.


A man faithful in friendship, prudent in counsels, virtuous in conversation, gentle in communication, learned in all liberal sciences, eloquent in utterance, comely in gesture, an enemy to naughtiness, and a lover of all virtue and godliness. —Peacham

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Reviewer Ashley Rose Kelly