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Tasis (ta’-sis): Sustaining the pronunciation of a word or phrase because of its pleasant sound. A figure apparent in delivery.

Ohhhhhh babeeeee—your lips look like a bright red bow and we knowww what’s gonna happen next!

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

Tasis

Tasis (ta’-sis): Sustaining the pronunciation of a word or phrase because of its pleasant sound. A figure apparent in delivery.

Today, we pray for a time when charity will-ll-ll-ll prevail-,-,-,-,.  Upon our hearts and in our homes, our cities, our states, our nations, and all-ll-ll-ll around our troubled globe—for peace on earth is-s-s-s peace for us—for you, for me, for one, for all-ll-ll-ll!

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

Tasis

Tasis (ta’-sis): Sustaining the pronunciation of a word or phrase because of its pleasant sound. A figure apparent in delivery.

Together, to gather for concord’s sake–true to our promise in concord’s wake–never far, always near–concord’s spirit conquered fear, and concord’s hope brought us here: warmed by the knowledge that we’re not alone, sheltered by this place that we call home.

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Tasis

Tasis (ta’-sis): Sustaining the pronunciation of a word or phrase because of its pleasant sound. A figure apparent in delivery.

Twitter gives new meaning to ubiquity–yoooobiquity–tweetbiquity!

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Tasis

Tasis (ta’-sis): Sustaining the pronunciation of a word or phrase because of its pleasant sound. A figure apparent in delivery.

The vicissitudes of life–these vicissitudes–these mutable, contingent, humbling challenges that ebb and flow and come and go as every day turns, and night returns, and waking falls to sleep: the refuge and haven from the vicissitudes of life.

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