Zeugmatic


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Zeug`mat´ic


a.1.Of or pertaining to zeugma; characterized by zeugma.
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Hazlitt, who admired Augustan wit, would have regularly encountered such zeugmatic configurations in Pope: "Puffs, Powders, Patches, Bibles, Billet-doux"; "Here Thou, great Anna
10)-(11), but also by the zeugmatic feel that B's answer in (12) has in a context where it is common knowledge that Pierre is not currently present, but may well have eaten squid on some previous occasion.
Fittingly, the pig-platters of Trimalchio and Elia thus turn back upon both the festival of the Saturnalia and, under the aegis of Saturn's misrule, upon the zeugmatic nature of satire itself.