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anadiplosis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anadiplosis  \An`a*di*plo"sis\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?;  ?  +  ?  to 
  double,  ?,  ?,  twofold,  double.]  (Rhet.) 
  A  repetition  of  the  last  word  or  any  prominent  word  in  a 
  sentence  or  clause,  at  the  beginning  of  the  next  with  an 
  adjunct  idea;  as  ``He  retained  his  virtues  amidst  all  his 
  misfortunes  --  misfortunes  which  no  prudence  could  foresee  or 
  prevent.'' 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anadiplosis 
  n  :  repetition  of  the  final  words  of  a  sentence  or  line  at  the 
  beginning  of  the  next 




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