Daily Archives: October 2, 2007

Polyptoton

Polyptoton (po-lyl-to’-ton): Repeating a word, but in a different form. Using a cognate of a given word in close proximity.

Recklessly driving drivers shouldn’t drive!

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)