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noun: The juxtaposition of words that have the same roots. Examples: sense and sensibility, a manly man, the texture of textile.
From Greek paregmenon, from paragein (to bring side by side). Earliest documented use: 1577.
"The Songs poets also used paregmenon for more than two words in succession ("Climbed those high hills,/ Ridged hills and higher heights").
William McNaughton; The Book of Songs; Twayne Publishers; 1971.
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