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(Rhetoric) rhetoric the repetition, after a more or less lengthy passage of subordinate or parenthetic text, of a word or clause that was used before
[C16: from Greek, from epi- + ana- + lēpis taking, from lambanein to take up]
repetition of the same word or phrase after other words have intervened.See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
Repetition of a word or clause previously used after a long passage or digression.