Antanaclasis
Antanaclasis Ant`an*a*cla"sis, n. [Gr. ?; ? + ? a bending back and breaking. See {Anaclastic}.] (Rhet.) (a) A figure which consists in repeating the same word in a different sense; as, Learn some craft when young, that when old you may live without craft. (b) A repetition of words beginning a sentence, after a long parenthesis; as, Shall that heart (which not only feels them, but which has all motions of life placed in them), shall that heart, etc. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • antanaclasis — /ant an euh klas is/, n. Rhet. a form of speech in which a key word is repeated and used in a different, and sometimes contrary, way for a play on words, as in The craft of a politician is to appear before the public without craft. [1640 50; < Gk …   Universalium

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  • antanaclasis — /ant an euh klas is/, n. Rhet. a form of speech in which a key word is repeated and used in a different, and sometimes contrary, way for a play on words, as in The craft of a politician is to appear before the public without craft. [1640 50; < …   Useful english dictionary

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