Epiploce

E`pip´lo`ce


n.1.(Rhet.) A figure by which one striking circumstance is added, in due gradation, to another; climax; e. g., "He not only spared his enemies, but continued them in employment; not only continued, but advanced them."
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.