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ploce

[ploh-see] /ˈploʊ si/
noun, Rhetoric
1.
the repetition of a word or phrase to gain special emphasis or to indicate an extension of meaning, as in Ex. 3:14: “I am that I am.”.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; earlier ploche < Late Latin plocē < Greek plokḗ plaiting, akin to plékein to plait
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