paregmenon definition

  • noun:
    • The juxtaposition of words that have the exact same origins; making use of cognate words together, particularly curvaceous curves; my loving and beloved wife.; or He's a manly man.
    • Juxtaposing terms having a standard derivation, such as the phrase "good sense and sensibility".
    • In rhet, the employment of a few terms having a typical beginning in identical phrase.
    • juxtaposing words having a common derivation (as with `feeling and sensibility')

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