Apophis (Ap-o-phis): To introduce a subject by claiming that it is faulty or incorrect. "I'm not saying I'm responsible for this country's longest run of uninterrupted peace in 35 years! I'm not saying that from the ashes of captivity, never has a phoenix metaphor been more personified I'm not saying Uncle Sam can kick back on a lawn chair, sipping on an iced tea, because I haven't come across anyone man enough to go toe to toe with me on my best day! It's not about me."- Robert Downey, Jr.
Apposition (Ap-pu-zi-shun): A word put beside another word to define it. EX: Her Dog, Spot ; My best friend, Lola
Asyndeton (u-sind-tun): Leaving out conjunctions (and, but, or) in a sentence EX: “He eats and drinks and sleeps” “He sleeps, drinks, eats.”
Climax: The most important part of something EX: “This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the unalienable Rights of Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is the climax of his speech.