from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In rhet, the employment of several words having a common origin in the same sentence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Rhet.) Juxtaposing words having a common derivation, as in the phrase "sense and sensibility".
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- noun rhetoric The
juxtapositionof words that have the same roots; using cognatewords together, such as curvaceous curves; my lovingand belovedwife.; or He's a manly man.
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- noun juxtaposing words having a common derivation (as in `sense and sensibility')
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