The use of more words than are necessary to express an idea.
Guliani never fell back on pleonasms. He’d just chant “9/11” until the crowd went limp with tears.
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Pleonasm. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/pleonasm. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.
The Effin Word, s.v. pleonasm, accessed January 18, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/pleonasm.
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Pleonasm. In The Effin Word. Retrieved January 18, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/pleonasm