Ep`an*or*tho"sis (?), n. [L., fr. Gr. ; + to set right again; again + to set straight.]

A figure by which a speaker recalls a word or words, in order to substitute something else stronger or more significant; as, Most brave! Brave, did I say? most heroic act!


© Webster 1913.

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