enallage (grammar)
Definition - Substituting one grammatical form (e.g. one part of speech, gender, or tense) for another.

For example, substituting an active statement (e.g. "I ate a Big Mac") for its passive version (e.g. "The Big Mac was eaten by me") to add energy to a passage.

Etymology -
The word means "change" in Greek

Oxford English Dictionary -
The term's first citation in its grammatical sense is from 1583:
"In the participle … is a manifest enallage or change of the gender."
(Fulke Defence, 126)



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