epiphora


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epiphora

the repetition of a word or words at the end of two or more successive clauses, phrases, or verses, as “I should do Brutus wrong and Cassius wrong.” Also called epistrophe. Cf. anaphora.
See also: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
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Noun1.epiphora - repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
repetition - the repeated use of the same word or word pattern as a rhetorical device
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e·piph·o·ra

n. epífora, lagrimeo.
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