epanalepsis

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Examples
  • Bible, 1 Corinthians 11:18-20: "For first of all, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you, and in part I believe it. For there must also be factions among you, that those who are approved may be recognized among you. Therefore when you come together in one place, it is not to eat the Lord's Supper."

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐπανάληψις (epanálēpsis).

Noun[edit]

epanalepsis (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) The repetition of the same word or clause after intervening matter.
    • [1835, L[arret] Langley, A Manual of the Figures of Rhetoric, [], Doncaster: Printed by C. White, Baxter-Gate, OCLC 1062248511, page 81:
      Epanalepsis words will recommend
      The same at the beginning and the end.
      ]
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Noun[edit]

epanalepsis f (uncountable)

  1. epanalepsis
    Synonym: epanadiplosis