Rhetorical Glossary ( Mike Green)

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a general term for abbreviated or condensed expression, of which asyndeton and zeugma are types. Ellipse is often used synonymously. The suppressed word or phrase can usually be supplied easily from the surrounding context. Aeolus haec contra: Vergil, Aeneid Non Cinnae, non Sullae longa dominatio. Tacitus, Annales I.1