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Casuum Varietas – The Repetition of the same Part of Speech in different Inflections.     267
(Also called Metagoge and Polyptoton.)


Catabasis – Gradual Descent. The Opposite of Anabasis.     432
(Also called Decrementum.)


Catachresis – One word changed for another only remotely connected with it.      676
(Also called Abusio.)

 

Cataphasis – Addition of Insinuation (stated) by way of Reasoning.     487

 

Cataplexis –  An Expression of Feeling by way of Menace.     938

 

Cataploce – Sudden Exclamation.      475
(Parenthetic Addition by Way of Exclamation.)

Causæ Redditio –  The rendering a Reason for what is said or done.     963
(Also called Ætiologia and Apodeixis.)


Characterismos – Description of character or morals.     448


Chiasmos – Introverted Correspondence.     374
(Also called Allelouchia, Chiasmus, Chiaston and Decussato Oratio.)


Chiasmus
– Introverted Correspondence.     374
(Also called Allelouchia, Chiasmos, Chiaston and Decussato Oratio.)


Chiaston
– Introverted Correspondence.     374
(Also called Allelouchia, Chiasmos, Chiasmus and Decussato Oratio.)


Chleuasmos An Expression of Feeling by Mocking and Jeering.      942
(Also called Epicertomesis and Mycterismos.)


Chreia – Quotation; When the author’s name is given.     778
(Also called Gnome, Noema and Sententia.)


Chroma – Change of what is unpleasant for pleasant – Euphemy.    685
(A type of Periphrasis. Also called Euphemismos, Involutio and Periploce.)


Chronographia – Description of time.      455
(Also called Temporis Descriptio.)


Circuitio – When a Description is used instead of the Name.     419
(Also called Circumlocutio and Periphrasis.)


Circumductio –  Addition (full) of what is professed to be ignored.     485
(Also called Assumptio and Proslepsis.)


Circumlocutio – When a Description is used instead of the Name.     419
(Also called Circuitio and Periphrasis.)


Circumstantiæ Descriptio – Description of Circumstances.     
456
(Also called Peristasis; other forms are Diaskeue and Protimesis.)


Climax – (Grammatical) – Repeated Anadiplosis.      256
(Also called Gradatio, Gradus, Epiploce and Scala. Repeated Anabasis and Catabasis are Rhetorical Climax.)


Cœnotes – The Repetition of two different Phrases: one at the Beginning and the Other at the End of successive Paragraphs. The Combined Repetition of Anaphora and Epistrophe.      345
(See also Symploce and Epanadiplosis.)


Cohabitatio – The Repetition of the same Word in the same Sentence with an Extended Meaning.(Also called Synœceiosis.)       294


Commentum – Omission of Premise. The opposite of Syllogismus.     167
(Also called Conceptio and Enthymema.)


Comminatio – Expression of Feeling by way of Malediction or Execration.      940
(Also called Apeuche, Ara, Execratio, Imprecatio, Maledictio and Misos.)


Commoratio – Repetition in order to dwell upon for the sake of Impressing.      401
(Also called Epimone.)


Communicatio – An Appeal to others as having interests in Common.      968
(Also called Anacœnosis and Symboulesis.)


Commutatio – Counterchange.    301
(Epanodos with contrast or opposition. Also called Antimetabole, Diallelon and Metathesis.)


Comparatio – Repeated Simile. Repetition of a number of Resemblances.     734
(Also called Parathesis and Syncrisis.)


Compensatio – The Answering of one Question by asking another.    964
(Also called Anteisagoge, Anthupophora, Anticatallaxis and Contraria Illatio.)


Complexio – The Repetition of different Words in successive Sentences in the same Order and the same Sense.     297     345
(Also called Complicatio and Symploce.)


Complicatio – The Repetition of different Words in successive Sentences in the same Order and the same Sense.      297
(Also called Complexio and Symploce. See also Cœnotes 345.)


Compositio – A concise form of speech, or abbreviated expression. (Relative Ellipsis)    3     62


Conceptio – Omission of premise. The opposite of Syllogismus.     167
(Also called Commentum and Enthymema.)


Concessio – Making a Concession of one Point to gain another.     970
(Also called Epichoresis and Synchoresis.)


Concisa Locutio – A concise form of speech, or abbreviated expression. (Relative Ellipsis)    3     62


Conclusio
– By way of conclusion.    459
(A heading of figures under which various forms include Anesis, Epicrisis, Epitasis, Epiphonema, Epitherapeia, Exemplum, Proecthesis and Symperasma.)


Condescensio – The Ascribing of Human Attributes, etc., to God.      871
(Also called Anthropopatheia, Derech Benai Adam and Syncatabasis.)


Conduplicatio – The Repetition of the Same Word in the Same Sense.     189
(Also called Epizeuxis, Geminatio, Iteratio and Subjunctio.)


Confessio A Concession in Argument to gain Favour.     974
(Also called Paromologia.)


Conformatio Personification. Things represented as Persons.     861
(Also called Personificatio, Personæfictio and Prosopopœia.)


Congeries – The Enumeration of the Parts of a Whole which has not been mentioned.     436
(Also called Aparithmesis, Eirmos, Enumeratio, Synathrœsmos, Synathrœsmus and Syrmos.) 


ConjunctumJoined together with. (Mesozeugma)      134
(The Zeugma is so-called when the verb or adjective occurs in the middle of the sentence.)


Constructio Prægnans – A concise form of speech, or abbreviated expression.   3     62
(See Relative Ellipsis.)


Contentio – A setting of one Phrase in Contrast with another.      715
(Also called Antithesis.)


Contraria Illatio – The Answering of one Question by asking another.   964
(Also called Anteisagoge, Anthupophora, Anticatallaxis and Compensatio.) 


Conversio – The Repetition of the same Word or Words at the end of successive Sentences.    241
(Also called Antistrophe, Epiphora and Epistrophe.)


Correspondence – Repetition of subjects.   363
*****Complex
   379
*****Extended Alternation
368
*****Introverted
 374
*****R
epeated Alternation
 372
*****S
imple Alternation
 365

(See also Allelouchia, Chiasmos, Chiasmus, Chiaston and Decussata Oratio.)

Creman
– Addition suspending the Conclusion, by way of Reasoning.      483
(Also called Exartesis, Sustentatio.)


Cycloides  – The Repetition of the same Phrase at Regular Intervals.     342
(See also Amœbæon 343.)


Cyclus – The Repetition of the same Word or Words at the beginning and end of a Sentence.      245
(Also called Epanadiplosis and Inclusio.)

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