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The aposiopesis was alarming, and Blarden's direction was obeyed instantaneously.

Though in my edition I have made here an aposiopesis, I think it more probable that a line has been lost.

There may have been, as Malone thought, a line lost here; but I rather think it is an aposiopesis.

There is either an aposiopesis or a line lost after this; I think the latter.

There may be a line lost here; I make in preference an aposiopesis.


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On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aposiopesis, such as: adumbration, allegory, alliteration, allusion, analogue, and analogy.

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