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epanorthosis, epanorthotic
1. A figure in which a word is recalled, in order to substitute a more correct or stronger term.
2. The immediate rephrasing of something said or written in order to emphasize or to correct it.
3. The changing of a word or phrase in order to give it more weight or intensity; as, for instance, "hundreds of people, no thousands, enjoyed the procession".
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