Ellipsis (el-lip’-sis): Omission of a word or short phrase easily understood in context.
There’s too much stuff piling up on the dining room table. Periodicals. Bills. Catalogs. Newspapers. Empty coffee mugs. Dead flowers. A bundt cake. Potato chips. Crackers. Empty wine bottle. And more.
We need to clear it off!
Who’s going to make the first move?
You help me, and I you.
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)
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