epanorthotic

World English Dictionary
epanorthosis (ɪˌpænɔːˈθəʊsɪs)
 
n
rhetoric the almost immediate replacement of a preceding word or phrase by a more correct or more emphatic one, as for example in thousands, nay, millions
 
[C16: from Greek: correction, from epi- + ana- + orthos straight]
 
epanor'thotic
 
adj

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