Scesis Onomaton (ske’-sis-o-no’-ma-ton): 1. A sentence constructed only of nouns and adjectives (typically in a regular pattern). 2. A series of successive, synonymous expressions.
1. Whistleblower, federal employee, Lindsey Graham. Truthful. Truthful. Liar.
2. They lied. They prevaricated. They stretched the truth. They fibbed. They were full of shit. They were Trump’s most stalwart supporters.
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).
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