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Epexegesis

Epexegesis (ep-ex-e-ge’-sis): When one interprets what one has just said. A kind of redefinition or self-interpretation (often signaled by constructions such as “that is to say. . .”).

Something stinks. That is, things just don’t seem to be going right. There is almost a literal smell hanging over and permeating the White House. I mean, as far as I can see (or smell?) the guy in the White House may as well be rotting garbage–no fresh ideas, no wholesome speeches, just the same old decayed ideas piled higher and higher: “I am great, it is all their fault: I’m not responsible.” His constant self-references sound to me like somebody warming up their voice: “Me, me, me.”

If he has absolute power like he says, I hope he looks in the mirror and chooses to make his getaway–back to ruining peoples’ lives in the business sector instead of the public sector. I’d love to see his brand on a jar of tapeworms where it belongs.

Bye bye stinky! Only the crooks and the idiots will miss you.

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

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