Epanorthosis



[ep-uh-nawr-thoh-sis] /ˌɛp ə nɔrˈθoʊ sɪs/

noun, plural epanorthoses
[ep-uh-nawr-thoh-seez] /ˌɛp ə nɔrˈθoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Rhetoric.
1.
the rephrasing of an immediately preceding word or statement for the purpose of intensification, emphasis, or justification, as in “Seems, madam! Nay, it is; I know not ‘seems.’ ”.
/ɪˌpænɔːˈθəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(rhetoric) the almost immediate replacement of a preceding word or phrase by a more correct or more emphatic one, as for example in thousands, nay, millions

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