Ec*bat"ic(?), a. [See Ecbasis.] (Gram.) Denoting a mere result or consequence, as distinguished from telic, which denotes intention or purpose; thus the phrase "i`na plhrw`qh, if rendered "so that it was fulfilled," is ecbatic; if rendered "in order that it might be." etc., is telic.
Ec"bo*le(k"b*l), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'ekbolh` a throwing out, a digression, fr. 'ekba`llein to throw out; 'ek out of + ba`llein to throw.] (Rhet.) A digression in which a person is introduced speaking his own words.
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