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…