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noun as in redundancy

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Mainly because it is, as my annoying college roommate would term it, a tautology.

Now it strikes me that there is quite as much tautology in "unsane lunes" as in the double epithet, "dangerous, unsafe."

Therefore there is a certain amount of tautology in denouncing the "master class" for its monstrous abuses.

"Love a beautiful person nobly, but be sure you love her," says our social wisdom with interesting tautology.

Look too at the gross fibs in all indictments for assault and battery, to say nothing of their tautology.

Under this form it is in its turn out of the reach of experiment and reduces to a sort of tautology.


On this page you'll find 211 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tautology, such as: diffuseness, discursiveness, euphemism, indirectness, periphrasis, and pleonasm.

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