symploce

[sim-ploh-see]
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noun Rhetoric.

the simultaneous use of anaphora and epistrophe.

Nearby words

  1. symphysiotomy,
  2. symphysis,
  3. symphystic,
  4. symplast,
  5. symplegades,
  6. sympodia,
  7. sympodium,
  8. symport,
  9. symposiac,
  10. symposiarch

Origin of symploce

1570–80; < New Latin symplocē < Greek symplokḗ intertwining, combination, equivalent to sym- sym- + plokḗ, noun derivative of plékein to plait, twine; akin to Latin plectere (see -plex)

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