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Today's Word "palilogy"

Technique of repeating a word or phrase for emphasis on

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palilogy \puh-LIL-uh-jee\ (noun) - The technique of repeating a word or phrase for emphasis. Also, palillogy.

"In his writing Hugh was fond of summing up with a palilogy, the deliberate repetition of words and grammatical presentations, a sort of parallelism in threes."

 

From Greek palillogia recapitulation, equivalent to palin again, back + -logia -logy.

 

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