epizeuxis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin epizeuxis, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek ἐπίζευξις (epízeuxis).

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Noun[edit]

epizeuxis (countable and uncountable, plural epizeuxes)

  1. (rhetoric) The repetition of words in immediate succession for emphasis.
Examples (rhetoric)

"O horror, horror, horror!"
- Shakespeare's Macbeth

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