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“a guy hitting every mark, nailing every line, every joke, with a full house screaming.”

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“I missed practice. We’re talking about practice … practice is for amateurs, you know?”

— Charlie Sheen, as quoted on TodayShow.com

The rhetorical device and/or Greek figure used is palilogia, for repeating in several different clauses.  This applies to both mutually exclusive usages of every and practice

Context of quotes on TodayShow.com,

Sheen insisted that the drug- and alcohol-fueled behavior he described as “epic” never interfered with his work on “Men,” and that despite all the headlines, all his bosses saw when he showed up on the set was “a guy hitting every mark, nailing every line, every joke, with a full house screaming.” He claimed he never missed a day’s shooting: “Not a day that cost anybody any money,” he said. “I missed practice. We’re talking about practice … practice is for amateurs, you know?”

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