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- n. The juxtaposition of words that have the same roots; using cognate words together, such as curvaceous curves; my loving and beloved wife.; or He's a manly man.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Juxtaposing words having a common derivation, as in the phrase "sense and sensibility".
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In rhet, the employment of several words having a common origin in the same sentence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. juxtaposing words having a common derivation (as in `sense and sensibility')
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