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epanodos

[ih-pan-uh-dos]
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noun Rhetoric.
  1. the repetition of a group of words in reverse order.
  2. the recapitulation of the main ideas of a speech, especially in the reverse order.
  3. the resumption of the main thread of a speech after a digression.
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Origin of epanodos

1580–90; < Greek epánodos recapitulation, rising, return, equivalent to ep- ep- + an(a)- ana- + (h)odós way, road, path
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