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[ep-uh-nuh-lep-sis] /ˌɛp ə nəˈlɛp sɪs/

noun, Rhetoric.
a repetition of a word or a phrase with intervening words setting off the repetition, sometimes occurring with a phrase used both at the beginning and end of a sentence, as in Only the poor really know what it is to suffer; only the poor.
(rhetoric) the repetition, after a more or less lengthy passage of subordinate or parenthetic text, of a word or clause that was used before


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