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  1. palilogy(Noun)

    Emphatic repetition of a word or phrase.

  2. Origin: From palilogia, from παλιλογία, from πάλιν + -λογία.

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  1. Palilogy(noun)

    the repetition of a word, or part of a sentence, for the sake of greater emphasis; as, "The living, the living, he shall praise thee."

  2. Origin: [L. palilogia, Gr. palillogi`a; pa`lin again + le`gein to speak.]

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  1. Palilogy

    A palilogy is a figure of speech that is a repetition of word or phrase for emphasis. Examples: ⁕"He cannot be good, knows not why he is good, but stands good." ⁕"That answer is wrong, wrong, wrong!!!"


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