- repetition in the first part of a clause or sentence of a prominent word from the latter part of the preceding clause or sentence, usually with a change or extension of meaning.
Origin of anadiplosis
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- rhetoric repetition of the words or phrase at the end of one sentence, line, or clause at the beginning of the next
Word Origin for anadiplosis
C16: via Latin from Greek: repetition, from anadiploun to double back, from ana- + diploun to double
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