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symploce

[sim-ploh-see] /ˈsɪm ploʊ si/
noun, Rhetoric.
1.
the simultaneous use of anaphora and epistrophe.
Origin of symploce
1570-1580
1570-80; < New Latin symplocē < Greek symplokḗ intertwining, combination, equivalent to sym- sym- + plokḗ, noun derivative of plékein to plait, twine; akin to Latin plectere (see -plex)
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