Definition of Repunctuation

1. Noun. The process or result of repunctuating. ¹



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Definition of Repunctuation

1. punctuation [n -S] - See also: punctuation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repunctuation

repulsive
repulsive(a)
repulsive force
repulsively
repulsiveness
repulsivenesses
repulsory
repump
repumped
repumping
repumps
repunctuate
repunctuated
repunctuates
repunctuating
repunctuation (current term)
repunctuations
repunish
repunished
repunishes
repunishing
repunit
repunits
repurchase
repurchased
repurchaser
repurchasers
repurchases
repurchasing
repure

Literary usage of Repunctuation

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1. Miscellaneous Essays by George E. Saintsbury (1892)
"... and which cannot be solved by any kind effort of repunctuation; that Milton's sentences, beginning magnificently, often end in mere tameness, ..."

2. Miscellaneous Essays by George Saintsbury (1895)
"... and which cannot be solved by any kind effort of repunctuation ; that Milton's sentences, beginning magnificently, often end in mere tameness, ..."

3. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, Henry Jackson (1895)
"Drastic reconstructions have been offered ; but repunctuation, as the order of words suggests, and the addition of a single letter, meet every need. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society by Cambridge Philological Society (1902)
"To say that wealth is a true light, if one already knows the rewards of virtue, is nonsense. The meaning required is obtained by repunctuation and by ..."

5. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe, Edmund Clarence Stedman, George Edward Woodberry (1894)
"Between his own monomania and the usage in his day, the task of a logical repunctuation of his literary remains is most trying, yet still more indispensable ..."

6. Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay by George Saintsbury (1885)
"... the fact that Clarendon gets himself into involutions through which no breath will last, and which cannot be solved by any kind effort of repunctuation; ..."

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