epanodos


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recapitulation of the main ideas of a speech (especially in reverse order)

repetition of a group of words in reverse order

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Carried to an extreme, the use of epanodos could obviously sometimes result in the creation of a wordunit palindrome:
To this end, the closing chapters of the book meticulously catalog Hobbes's employment in the Leviathan of the tropes of irony, sarcasm, aestismus (inherently ambiguous descriptions of adversaries), and diasyrmus (likening one argument to another of patent absurdity), as well as a host of figures of speech, principally antithesis, epanaphora, dubitatio, epanodos, percontatio, apodioxis, meiosis, litotes, and tapinosis.