Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Epexegesis

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1. the addition of a word or words to explain a preceding word or sentence.

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Rollo Tomasi

A Political Science and MBA grad who started FilmBook during an eCommerce B-School course in 2008. Cinema and TV addict. Former writer at Empire Movies, Blogcritics, and Alternative Film Guide. In addition to writing for FilmBook, he also edits the copy published on the website, manages its writing staff, manages the back-end operations, site finances, its social network accounts, and works with publicists, actors, and companies on press coverage and promotions. He has also created ProMovieBlogger.com and Trending Awards.com.

  • I can’t think of a single time I’d use that word. No. Wait. I can’t think of a single time I’d use that word…ever. That’s epexegesis.