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hypotyposis

[ hahy-puh-tahy-poh-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ pə taɪˈpoʊ sɪs /
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noun Rhetoric.
lifelike description of a thing or scene.
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Origin of hypotyposis

1575–85; <Greek hypotýpōsis outline, copy pattern, equivalent to hypo-hypo- + týpōsis forming, molding (týp(os) beat, impression, mold + -ōsis-osis)
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