Ancient Greek to take up.
- (rhetoric) The repetition of the same word or clause after intervening matter.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for epanalepsis in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
epanalepsis f (uncountable)