Daily Archives: July 17, 2021

Palilogia

Palilogia: Repetition of the same word, with none between, for vehemence. Synonym for epizeuxis.


Shit! Shit! Shit! Shit! Shit! He stole my wallet! Credit card! Cash! Shit! Your brother is a criminal bastard. We never should’ve taken him in. I’m calling the police—they can take him in now!


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

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