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tmesis

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tme=sis

CIDE DICTIONARY

tmesisn. [L., from Gr. tmh^sis a cutting, fr. te`mnein to cut.].
     The separation of the parts of a compound word by the intervention of one or more words; as, in what place soever, for whatsoever place.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

tmesis, n. (pl. tmeses) Gram. the separation of parts of a compound word by an intervening word or words (esp. in colloq. speech, e.g. can't find it any-blooming-where).

Etymology
Gk tmesis cutting f. temno cut

ROGET THESAURUS

tmesis

Inversion

N inversion, eversion, subversion, reversion, retroversion, introversion, contraposition, contrariety, reversal, turn of the tide, overturn, somersault, somerset, summerset, culbute, revulsion, pirouette, transposition, transposal, anastrophy, metastasis, hyperbaton, anastrophe, hysteron proteron, hypallage, synchysis, tmesis, parenthesis, metathesis, palindrome, pronation and supination, inverted, wrong side out, wrong side up, inside out, upside down, bottom upwards, keel upwards, supine, on one's head, topsy-turvy, sens dessus dessous, inverse, reverse, opposite, top heavy, inversely, hirdy-girdy, heels over head, head over heels.


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