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Definition of reduplication:

  1. A figure in which the first word of a verse is the same as the last word of the preceding verse.
  2. The act of doubling, or the state of being doubled.
  3. The doubling of a stem or syllable ( more or less modified), with the effect of changing the time expressed, intensifying the meaning, or making the word more imitative; also, the syllable thus added; as, L. tetuli; poposci.

Synonyms:

copy, reiteration, image, duplicate, replica, likeness, SIMULACRE, replication, carbon copy, counterpart, reproduction, simulacrum, anadiplosis, facsimile, same.

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