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- n. Repeating words in immediate succession.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A figure by which a word is repeated with vehemence or emphasis, as in the following lines: -
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ancient prosody, union of two successive Ionics a minore so that the last syllable of the first and the first syllable of the second interchange quantities: thus, ⌣ ⌣ – ⌣ | – ⌣ – – for ⌣ ⌣ – – | ⌣ ⌣ – –.
- n. In rhetoric, immediate or almost immediate repetition of a word, involving added emphasis. An example of accumulated (fourfold) epizeuxis is:
- n. See palillogy. Also called diplasiasmus.
From Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)