diacope diacope
 di-a'-co-pee from Gk. diakopto, “to cut in two, cut through”
the doubler

Repetition of a word with one or more between, usually to express deep feeling.
  As Shakespeare's Tempest opens a terrible storm frightens those aboard a ship, of which one proclaims
"All lost! To prayers, to prayers! All lost!"
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See Also

  Sources: Peacham (1577) I3v; Putt. (1589) 211 ("ploche," "the doubler")

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Please cite "Silva Rhetoricae" (rhetoric.byu.edu)

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