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epanodos


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Epanodos  \E*pan"o*dos\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?  a  rising,  return; 
  'epi`  +  ?  a  way  up  rising;  ?  up  +  ?  way.]  (Rhet.) 
  A  figure  of  speech  in  which  the  parts  of  a  sentence  or  clause 
  are  repeated  in  inverse  order  as  in  the  following: 
 
  O  more  exceeding  love,  or  law  more  just?  Just  law, 
  indeed,  but  more  exceeding  love!  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  epanodos 
  n  :  repetition  or  recapitulation  in  reverse  order 




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