epanodos

epanodos

[ih-pan-uh-dos]
noun Rhetoric.
1.
the repetition of a group of words in reverse order.
2.
the recapitulation of the main ideas of a speech, especially in the reverse order.
3.
the resumption of the main thread of a speech after a digression.

Origin:
1580–90; < Greek epánodos recapitulation, rising, return, equivalent to ep- ep- + an(a)- ana- + (h)odós way, road, path

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epanodos

noun
1. recapitulation of the main ideas of a speech (especially in reverse order) 
2. repetition of a group of words in reverse order 
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