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 Exodus 3:14: “I am that I am.”

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Origin of ploce

First recorded in 1580–90; earlier ploche, from Late Latin plocē, from Greek plokḗ “plaiting,” akin to plékein “to plait”

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