Hendiadys (hen-di’-a-dis): Expressing a single idea by two nouns instead of a noun and its qualifier. A method of amplification that adds force.
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Heterogenium (he’-ter-o-gen-i-um): Avoiding an issue by changing the subject to something different. Sometimes considered a vice.
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