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Paregmenon (pa-reg’-men-on): A general term for the repetition of a word or its cognates in a short sentence. Often, but not always, polyptoton.
Today, tonight, tomorrow. 178 more words
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Polyptoton (po-lyp-to’-ton): Repeating a word, but in a different form. Using a cognate of a given word in close proximity.
There you go again. Your cautious optimism is optometry gone wild. 208 more words
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