Daily Archives: December 11, 2007

Epergesis

Epergesis (e-per-gee’-sis): Interposing an apposition, often in order to clarify what has just been stated.

I saw you right over there, that is, in my office, rummaging through my desk. What were you looking for?

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