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|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||turn of expression|
|Synonyms:||adumbration, allegory, alliteration, allusion, analogue, analogy, anaphora, anticlimax, antistrophe, antithesis, aposiopesis, apostrophe, asyndeton, bathos, communication that is not meant literally; stylistic device, comparison, conceit, device, echoism, ellipsis, euphemism, euphuism, exaggeration, expression, flourish, flower, hyperbole, image, imagery, irony, litotes, malapropism, manner of speaking, metaphor, metonymy, onomatopoeia, ornament, oxymoron, parable, paradox, parallel, personification, proteron, rhetoric, sarcasm, satire, simile, synecdoche, trope, tropology, turn of phrase, understatement, way of speaking|
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||poetry in which lines end with like sounds|
|Synonyms:||alliteration, beat, cadence, couplet, doggerel, half-rhyme, harmony, iambic pentameter, measure, meter, nursery rhyme, ode, poem, poesy, poetry, rhythm, rune, slant rhyme, song, tune, verse, vowel-chime|
|Concept:||repetition, iteration, reiteration, harping, recurrence, succession, run; battology, tautology; monotony, tautophony; rhythm; diffuseness, pleonasm, redundancy.|
|Category:||3. Indeterminate Number|
repeat, iterate, reiterate, reproduce, echo, reecho, drum, harp upon, battologize, hammer, redouble., recur, revert, return, reappear; renew (restore)., rehearse; do over again, say over again; ring the changes on; harp on the same string; din in the ear, drum in the ear; conjugate in all its moods tenses and inflections, begin again, go over the same ground, go the same round, never hear the last of; resume, return to, recapitulate, reword.
repeated; repetitional, repetitionary; recurrent, recurring; ever recurring, thick coming; frequent, incessant; redundant, pleonastic., monotonous, harping, iterative, unvaried; mocking, chiming; retold; aforesaid, aforenamed; above-mentioned, above-said; habitual; another.
repeatedly, often, again, anew, over again, afresh, once more; ding-dong, ditto, encore, de novo, bis, da capo., again and again; over and over, over and over again; many times over; time and again, time after time; year after year; day by day; many times, several times, a number of times; many a time, full many a time; frequently.
ecce iterum Crispinus; toujours perdrix; "cut and come again" [Crabbe]; "tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow" [Macbeth]; cantilenam eandem canis [Terence];
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