epimone  epimone
 e-pi'-mo-nee from Gk. epi, "upon" and meno, "to remain"
("a staying on, tarrying")
the love burden

  Persistent repetition of the same plea in much the same words.

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See Also

Sources: Isidore 2.21.43; Susenbrotus (1540) 41; Putt. (1589) 233 ("epimone," "the love burden")

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