noun (plural paraphrases /pəˈrafrəsiːz/)rare
A rewording of something written or spoken; a paraphrase.
- God's Laws are clear, and need no Paraphrasis.
- A word may be said to be expounded by paraphrasis.
- Such un-English concatenations as 'music-esthetic', 'absolute-musical', and even 'art-religious' could readily be avoided altogether by paraphrasis.
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