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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Using more words than necessary.

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  • The term pleonasm is a bit different, as it focuses on the concept of superfluity rather than repetition - words that are unnecessary.
  • A pleonasm is a redundant expression in speaking or writing.
  • "Still, he gets special bonus points for using 'pleonasm'"
  • Still, he gets special bonus points for using "pleonasm," which we just don't see enough of in conversation. for more
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