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    Question Conjunctions

    What is an amplifying conjunction? Example?

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    Re: Conjunctions

    I've never heard the term and the only thing I can think of is polysyndeton, which is where we use a series of conjunctions to add effect:
    He's lovely and charming and friendly and kind.
    Here, the excessive use of 'and' is meant to emphasise his qualities. Could it be this?

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