I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

V. NUMBER

3. Indeterminate Number

[Nouns] repetition, iteration, reiteration, harping, recurrence, succession, run; battology, tautology; monotony, tautophony; rhythm [more]; diffuseness, pleonasm, redundancy.

chimes, repetend, echo, ritornello, burden of a song, refrain; rehearsal; rechauffe, rifacimento, recapitulation.

cuckoo (imitation) [more]; reverberation [more]; drumming (roll) [more]; renewal (restoration) [more].

twice-told tale; old story, old song; second edition, new edition; reappearance, reproduction; periodicity [more].

[Verbs] repeat, iterate, reiterate, reproduce, echo, reecho, drum, harp upon, battologize, hammer, redouble.

recur, revert, return, reappear; renew (restore) [more].

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.

[Adjectives] 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 [more]; another.

[Adverbs] 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 [more].

[Phrases] ecce iterum Crispinus; toujours perdrix; "cut and come again" [Crabbe]; "tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow" [Macbeth]; cantilenam eandem canis [Terence]; nullum est jam dictum quod non dictum sit prius [Terence].

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