ploce

[ ploh-see ]
/ ˈploʊ si /

noun Rhetoric.

the repetition of a word or phrase to gain special emphasis or to indicate an extension of meaning, as in Ex. 3:14: “I am that I am.”

Nearby words

  1. plissé,
  2. plié,
  3. pliés,
  4. plo,
  5. ploat,
  6. plod,
  7. plodder,
  8. plodding,
  9. plodge,
  10. ploeşti

Origin of ploce

1580–90; earlier ploche < Late Latin plocē < Greek plokḗ plaiting, akin to plékein to plait

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