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Synzeugma (sin-zoog’-ma): That kind of zeugma in which a verb joins (and governs) two phrases by coming between them. A synonym for mesozeugma.

Her favorite Barbie was crushed by one stomp of his big boot, and her love, her hope, her Ken!

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).