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Parenthesis

Pa`ren´the`sis
n.1.A word, phrase, or sentence, by way of comment or explanation, inserted in, or attached to, a sentence which would be grammatically complete without it. It is usually inclosed within curved lines (see def. 2 below), or dashes.
2.(Print.) One of the curved lines () which inclose a parenthetic word or phrase.
Noun1.Parenthesisparenthesis - either of two punctuation marks (or) used to enclose textual material
2.parenthesis - a message that departs from the main subject
anastrophe, aside, broken thread, brokenness, chiasmus, disconnectedness, disconnection, discontinuance, discontinuation, discontinuity, discontinuousness, discreteness, disjunction, episode, fitfulness, hypallage, hyperbaton, hysteron proteron, incoherence, incompleteness, infix, injection, insert, insertion, insinuation, intercalation, interjection, interlineation, interlocution, intermittence, interpolation, introduction, irregularity, metastasis, metathesis, non sequitur, noncontinuance, nonlinearity, nonseriality, nonuniformity, obiter dictum, palindrome, remark, side remark, synchysis, tmesis, tossing-in
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