Polysyndetic
Polysyndetic Pol`y*syn*det"ic, a. Characterized by polysyndeton, or the multiplication of conjunctions. -- {Pol`y*syn*det"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • Polysyndetically — Polysyndetic Pol y*syn*det ic, a. Characterized by polysyndeton, or the multiplication of conjunctions. {Pol y*syn*det ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polysyndeton — is the use of several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted (as in he ran and jumped and laughed for joy ). It is a stylistic scheme used to slow the rhythm of prose and can add an air of solemnity to a passage …   Wikipedia

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