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    pleonastic

    pleonastic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pleonastic

    Definition
    (adj) repetition of same sense in different words
    Example Sentence
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition
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