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palilogy

or pa·lil·lo·gy

[ puh-lil-uh-jee ]

noun

, Rhetoric.
, plural pa·lil·o·gies.
  1. the technique of repeating a word or phrase for emphasis.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of palilogy1

1650–60; < Greek palillogía recapitulation, equivalent to pálin again, back + -logía -logy

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