Definition of Epiplexis

1. Noun. A rhetorical device in which the speaker reproaches the audience in order to incite or convince them.

Generic synonyms: Rhetorical Device



Definition of Epiplexis

1. n. A figure by which a person seeks to convince and move by an elegant kind of upbraiding.

Definition of Epiplexis

1. Noun. (rhetoric) A rhetorical figure seeking to convince and move by an elegant kind of upbraiding. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epiplexis

epiphytical
epiphytically
epiphytism
epiphytisms
epiphytologies
epiphytology
epiphytotic
epiphytotics
epiphænomena
epiphænomenon
epipial
epiplankton
epiplastra
epiplastron
epipleural
epiplexis (current term)
epiplo-
epiploa
epiploce
epiplocele
epiploic
epiploic appendage
epiploic appendix
epiploic branches
epiploic foramen
epiploic tags
epiploon
epiploons
epiplopexy
epipodia

Literary usage of Epiplexis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Glossographia Anglicana Nova: Or, A Dictionary, Interpreting Such Hard Words by Thomas Blount (1707)
"... in which one word is repeated at the end of fe- veral Sentences. epiplexis, (Gr.) a Figure in ..."

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