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epitapher | epitaphial | epitaphian | epitaphic | epitaphist | epitasis | epitaxy | epithalamic | epithalamium | epithalamy | epitheca

epitasis

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Noun
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e=pit=a=sis

CIDE DICTIONARY

epitasisn. [NL., fr. Gr. a stretching, fr. to stretch upon or over; 'epi` upon + to stretch.].
  •  That part which embraces the main action of a play, poem, and the like, and leads on to the catastrophe; -- opposed to protasis.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The period of violence in a fever or disease; paroxysm.  Dunglison.  [1913 Webster]

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