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palilogy

or pa·lil·lo·gy

[puh-lil-uh-jee]
noun, plural pa·lil·o·gies. Rhetoric.
  1. the technique of repeating a word or phrase for emphasis.
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Origin of palilogy

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