[ ih-pit-uh-sis ]
/ ɪˈpɪt ə sɪs /
noun, plural e·pit·a·ses [ih-pit-uh-seez] /ɪˈpɪt əˌsiz/.
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Example sentences from the Web for epitasis
Epitasis, e-pit′a-sis, n. the main action of a Greek drama, leading to the catastrophe—opp.
British Dictionary definitions for epitasis
/ (ɪˈpɪtəsɪs) /
Word Origin for epitasis
C16: from Greek: a stretching, intensification, from teinein to stretch
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