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Definition of chiasmus


Chiasmus: A figure of speech by which contrasted terms are arranged crosswise, the word order in the first phrase is reversed in the second Flowers are lovely, love is flowerlike. As fast as idylls seduce visitors, visitors reduce idylls. Those gallant men will remain often in my thoughts and in my prayers always. MacArthur



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