epanodos


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epanodos

(ɛˈpænədɒs)
n
(Rhetoric) a return to main theme after a digression
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Noun1.epanodos - recapitulation of the main ideas of a speech (especially in reverse order)
rhetoric - study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
recap, recapitulation, review - a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
2.epanodos - repetition of a group of words in reverse order
rhetoric - study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
repetition - the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device
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2) (from otter) Epanodos is an ancient rhetorical device in which the parts of a sentence or clause are repeated in reverse order to emphasize a point.
Another text has a similar homiletic effect through its combination of the ancient rhetorical device of epanodos, a figure of speech in which the parts of a sentence or clause are repeated in inverse order.