E*pis"tro*phe (?), n. [L., from Gr. a turning toward, return, fr. to turn toward; upon, to + to turn.] Rhet.
A figure in which successive clauses end with the same word or affirmation; e. g., "Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I."
2 Cor. xi. 22.
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