palilogy

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From Late Latin palilogia (palilogy), from Ancient Greek παλιλογία (palilogía, palilogy), from πάλιν (pálin, again) + -λογία (-logía, pertaining to speech, discourse) or -λόγος (-lógos, word, speech).

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palilogy (usually uncountable, plural palilogies)

  1. (rhetoric) Emphatic repetition of a word or phrase.

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