Reduplication

Definition of Reduplication

Re`du`pli`ca´tion   Pronunciation: ~k?sh?n
n.1.The act of doubling, or the state of being doubled.
2.(Pros.) A figure in which the first word of a verse is the same as the last word of the preceding verse.
3.(Philol.) The doubling of a stem or syllable (more or less modified), with the effect of changing the time expressed, intensifying the meaning, or making the word more imitative; also, the syllable thus added; as, L. tetuli; poposci.

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anadiplosis, repetition
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