epanorthosis  epanorthosis
 ep-an-or-tho'-sis from Gk. epi, "in addition," ana, "again," and orthos, "straight"
correctio, praecedens correctio

  Amending a first thought by altering it to make it stronger or more vehement (=metanoeia).


I am angry—no, I am furious about the delay.
Related Figures Sources: Aquil. 1 ("prodiorthosis," "praecedens correctio"); Melanch. d3v ("correctio""epanorthosis" "metanoia");

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