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Flashcards in List 38 Deck (15):
1

metonymy

association name

2

anaphora

repetition in successive phrases

3

bowdlerize

censor prudishly

4

locus classicus

classical example

5

reiterate

repeat

6

desultory

rambling

7

funambulist

tightrope walker

8

lyssophobia

fear of insanity

9

idée fixe

obsession

10

schism

division

11

apotheosis

raising to god status

12

precursor

forerunner

13

cosmology

study of the universe

14

euphony

beautiful sound

15

syllogism

three-part deduction