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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses; Using a pronoun or similar word instead of repeating a word used earlier.

Usage examples (37)
  • Winston Churchill used anaphora in one of his speeches.
  • The anaphora is merely repetitive and does not vary its recurrance or wind up the pace.
  • This device of beginning successive lines with the same word is called anaphora, in case you wanted to know.
  • Note: Can you spot the anaphora and the anadiplosis? for more
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