Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 05/20/21 Ploce

Ploce (noun)
plo·ce [ploh-see]
(previously 07-14-13)

noun Rhetoric.
1. the repetition of a word or phrase to gain special emphasis or to indicate an extension of meaning, as in Exodus 3:14: “I am that I am.”

Origin: First recorded in 1580–90; earlier ploche, from Late Latin plocē, from Greek plokḗ “plaiting,” akin to plékein “to plait”

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