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Aphorism

A concise statement to make a point

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Epistrophe

The repetition of the phrase at the end of successive sentences

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Paradox

A seemingly contradictory statement which is nevertheless true

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Propaganda

Writing that persuades through appeals to emotion

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Anadiplosis

Repeating the end of a word of a clause at the beginning of the next one

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Hubris

Pride

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Chiasmus

You can take the boy out of the country but you can't take the country out of the boy

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Euphemism

And indirect, less harsh way to say unpleasant information

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Metonymy

A figure of speech that substitute something related for what's actually meant

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Epitaph

Writing on the headstone or Grave

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Synecdoche

The use of a part to represent the whole or vice versa

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Couplet

Pair of successive rhyming lines of poetry with the same meter

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Anaphora

I have a dream speech

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Conceit

A comparison of two unlikely thingy

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Circular reasoning

(A fallacy) occurs when evidence is given to support a claim is a restatement of the claim