Scesis Onomaton is a rhetorical technique in which a speaker or writer emphasizes an idea by repeating it rapidly using slightly different words that have the same or very similar meaning.
Examples of Scesis Onomaton
A man faithful in friendship, prudent in counsels, virtuous in conversation, gentle in communication, learned in all liberal sciences, eloquent in utterance, comely in gesture, an enemy to naughtiness, and a lover of all virtue and godliness.—Peacham
Wendy lay there, motionless in a peaceful slumber, very still in the arms of sleep.—Robert A. Harris, VirtualSalt
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