Definitions

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  • noun rhetoric A forceful summarisation of previously made points

Etymologies

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From Latin accumulātiō ("the act of heaping up").

Examples

  • There are the hallmarks of tub-thumping oratory, such as repetition, accumulatio, and thundering parallel clauses.

    The Biblicals

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