Paratactic

Par`a*tac"tic

(?), a. (Gram.) Of pertaining to, or characterized by, parataxis.
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Par`a*tax"is

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a placing beside, fr. to place beside.] (Gram.) The mere ranging of propositions one after another, without indicating their connection or interdependence; -- opposed to syntax. Brande & C.
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Pa*rath"e*sis

(?), n.;
pl. Paratheses (#).
[NL., from Gr. a putting beside, from to put beside.]
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1. (Gram.) The placing of two or more nouns in the same case; apposition.
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2. (Rhet.) A parenthetical notice, usually of matter to be afterward expanded. Smart.
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3. (Print.) The matter contained within brackets.
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4. (Eccl.) A commendatory prayer. Shipley.
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