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epistrophe

[ih-pis-truh-fee] /ɪˈpɪs trə fi/
noun
1.
Also called epiphora. Rhetoric. the repetition of a word or words at the end of two or more successive verses, clauses, or sentences, as in “I should do Brutus wrong, and Cassius wrong. …”.
Compare anaphora (def 1).
2.
Neoplatonism. the realization by an intellect of its remoteness from the One.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < New Latin < Greek epistrophḗ; see epi-, strophe
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epistrophe

/ɪˈpɪstrəfɪ/
noun
1.
(rhetoric) repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or sentences
Word Origin
C17: New Latin, from Greek, from epi- + strophē a turning
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Word Origin and History for epistrophe
n.

1640s, from Late Latin epistrophe, from Greek epistrophe "a turning about," from epi "upon" (see epi-) + strophe "a turning" (see strophe).

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