Ep`i*pleu"ral(?), a. [Pref. epi- + pleural.] (Anat.) Arising from the pleurapophysis of a vertebra. Owen.
Ep`i*plex"is(?), n. [L., reproof, fr. Gr. , fr. to strike at, reprove; 'epi` + to strike.] (Rhet.) A figure by which a person seeks to convince and move by an elegant kind of upbraiding.
E*pip"lo*ce(?), n. [L., connection, from Gr. a plaiting together, fr. to plait or braid in; 'epi` upon + to twist, plait.] (Rhet.) A figure by which one striking circumstance is added, in due gradation, to another; climax; e. g., "He not only spared his enemies, but continued them in employment; not only continued, but advanced them." Johnson.
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