ploce

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English[edit]

Examples (rhetoric)

In that great victory, Caesar was Caesar!
Make war upon themselves - brother to brother / Blood to blood, self against self.
- Richard III, by Shakespeare
Let the staff be staff, and let Reagan be Reagan.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plŏcē, from Ancient Greek πλοκή (plokḗ, complication).

Pronunciation[edit]

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ˈplɒsiː

Noun[edit]

ploce (plural ploces)

  1. (rhetoric) A figure of speech in which a word is repeated so as not only to signify the individual thing denoted by it, but also its peculiar attribute or quality.

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