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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ecphonesis  \Ec`pho*ne"sis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?.  See 
  {Ecphonema}.]  (Rhet.) 
  An  animated  or  passionate  exclamation. 
 
  The  feelings  by  the  ecphonesis  are  very  various. 
  --Gibbs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ecphonesis 
  n  :  an  exclamatory  rhetorical  device;  "O  tempore!  O  mores"  [syn: 
  {exclamation}] 




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