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adjunctĭo , ōnis, f. adjungo,
I.a joining or binding to, a union or conjunction (Cicero; esp. in his rhet. writings).
I. In gen.: si haec (sc. φυσικὴ πρὸς τὰ τέκνα) non est, nulla potest homini esse ad hominem naturae adjunctio, Cic. Att. 7, 2, 4; so, “animi,Q. Cic. Pet. Cons. 6, 21.—
II. Esp.
A. An addition: “virtutis,Cic. Fin. 2, 13, 39: “verborum,id. Part. Or. 5, 16.—Hence,
B. In rhet.
1. A limitation or restriction made by an addition, a limiting or restricting adjunct: “esse quasdam cum adjunctione necessitudines ... illic, in superiore, adjunctio (i. e. exceptio) est haec: nisi malint, etc.,Cic. Inv. 2, 57, 171.—
2. A figure of speech, acc. to Forcell. = συμπλοκή, repetition of the same word, Cic. de Or. 3, 54, 206 (as an example, v. Agr. 2, 9: Quis legem tulit? Rullus. Quis majorem partem populi suffragiis prohibuit? Rullus.); acc. to Auct. Her., we have an adjunctio when the verb stands either at the beginning or at the end of a clause, as opp. to conjunctio, i. e. when the verb is interposed amid the words, 4, 27, 38; cf. Quint. 9, 1, 33, and 9, 3, 62.
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