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HYPERBATON (Gr. in4p1arov, a stepping...

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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 199 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HYPERBATON (Gr. in4p1arov, a stepping over), the name of a figure of speech, consisting of a transposition of words from their natural order, such as the placing of the object before instead of after the verb. It is a common method of securing emphasis.
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