E*pan"o*dos (?), n. [L., fr. Gr. a rising, return; + a way up, rising; up + way.] Rhet.

A figure of speech in which the parts of a sentence or clause are repeated in inverse order

, as in the following: --

O more exceeding love, or law more just? Just law, indeed, but more exceeding love! Milton.


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