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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.

Usage examples (11)
  • This parallelism is used in conjunction with epistrophe.
  • Each line in the poem ends with a word ending in “ed” (a variation on the device known as epistrophe, the repetition of a word or phrase at the end of a line).
  • A gaffe that seems far more unfortunate involves Mr.McC. 's rigid distinction between epiphora and epistrophe.
  • His care and direction in its appointed sphere, and draws them again in an ascending order to Himself (epistrophe). for more
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