paregmenon

[ puh-reg-muh-non ]
/ pəˈrɛg məˌnɒn /

noun Rhetoric.

the juxtaposition of words that have a common derivation, as in “sense and sensibility.”

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Origin of paregmenon

1670–80; <Greek parēgménon derived, neuter of perfect passive past participle of parágein to bring side by side, derive. See par-, paragon

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