Ecphonema
Ecphonema Ec`pho*ne"ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a thing called out, fr. ? to cry out; 'ek out + ? voice.] (Rhet.) A breaking out with some interjectional particle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ecphoneme — Ec pho*neme, n. [See {Ecphonema}.] A mark (!) used to indicate an exclamation. G. Brown. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ecphonesis — Ec pho*ne sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?. See {Ecphonema}.] (Rhet.) An animated or passionate exclamation. [1913 Webster] The feelings by the ecphonesis are very various. Gibbs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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