noun: An abrupt breaking off in the middle of a sentence, as if one is unable or unwilling to proceed.
- anacoluthon noun: An abrupt change in the middle of a sentence making one part inconsistent with the other.
- pinchpenny adjective: Unwilling to spend or give money. noun: A miserly person.
- anastrophe Definition: (noun) The reversal of the normal order of words. Synonyms: inversion. Usage: Anastrophe, when used correctly, can give writing an impact that traditional sentence structures cannot always achieve. Discuss
- heartburn Definition: (noun) A burning sensation, usually centered in the middle of the chest near the sternum, caused by the reflux of acidic stomach fluids that enter the lower end of the esophagus. Synonyms: pyrosis. Usage: Why, a single glass of beer would give me heartburn and spoil my next good meal. Discuss