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EtymologyEdit

From modern Latin epizeuxis, from Ancient Greek ἐπίζευξις (epízeuxis, a fastening upon), from ἐπιζευγνύναι (epizeugnúnai), from ἐπί (epí, upon) + ζευγνύναι (zeugnúnai, to yoke).

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Examples
  • "O horror, horror, horror!"
    Shakespeare's Macbeth

epizeuxis (countable and uncountable, plural epizeuxes)

  1. (rhetoric) The repetition of words in immediate succession for emphasis.

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