repetition in the first part of a clause or sentence of a prominent word from the latter part of the preceding clause or sentence, usually with a change or extension of meaning.
(rhetoric) repetition of the words or phrase at the end of one sentence, line, or clause at the beginning of the next
“repetition of an initial word,” 1580s, from Latin, from Greek anadiplosis, from anadiploesthai “to be doubled back, to be made double,” from ana “back” (see ana-) + diploun “to double, fold over” (see diploma).
anadrenalism anadrenalism an·ad·re·nal·ism (ān’ə-drē’nə-lĭz’əm) n. Complete absence or failure of adrenal function.
(of fish) migrating from salt water to spawn in fresh water, as salmon of the genera Salmo and Oncorhynchus (distinguished from ). Historical Examples They are anadromous fishes of which little more can be said than that a specimen might take a bottom bait once in a way. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part […]
the ancient Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans with Venus. Historical Examples And they were the real sacred pearls born of the water-drops which had rolled into the shell of anadyomene. Ancient Manners Pierre Louys She had come up from her morning dip in the sea, all tingling with love like […]
the ancient Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans with Venus. Contemporary Examples Cyprus is nicknamed the Isle of Love because it is the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite. What Bailout? Six Reasons to Love Cyprus Kevin Fallon March 17, 2013 Now, after a cultural tug-of-war and a lengthy trial in Rome, Aphrodite […]