Adnominatio (ad-no-mi-na’-ti-o): 1. A synonym for paronomasia [punning]. 2. A synonym for polyptoton. 3. Assigning to a proper name its literal or homophonic meaning.
1. You write like you’re using a pig pen.
2. Your empty promises promise to undermine what seemed to me to be a promising career.
3. Headline: “Cocaine Charge Served on Trey”
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu). Bracketed text added by Gorgias.