vocab via Warminski

metalepsis, noun. The rhetorical figure consisting in the metonymical substitution of one word for another which is itself a metonym; (more generally) any metaphorical usage resulting from a series or succession of figurative substitutions. Also: an instance of this. logos, noun.A term used by Greek (esp. Hellenistic and Neo-Platonist) philosophers in certain metaphysical and theological applications developed from one or both of its ordinary senses ‘reason’ and ‘word’; also adopted in three passages of the Johannine writings of the N.T. (where the English versions render it by ‘Word’) as a designation of Jesus Christ; hence employed by Christian theologians, esp….

vocab via Cynthia Chase, Andrzej Warminski, Hegel

pleonasm, noun. a. Grammar and Rhetoric. The use of more words in a sentence or clause than are necessary to express the meaning; redundancy of expression either as a fault of style, or as a rhetorical figure used for emphasis or clarity. Also: an instance of this; a superfluously worded expression or phrase.b. The addition of an extra or superfluous letter or syllable to a word; a word extended in this way. Obs. rare.2. gen. Superfluity, redundancy, or excess; something superfluous or redundant. Cf. pleonastic adj. 2. convoke, verb. trans. To call together, summon to assemble; to assemble or bring…