palindrome
[ pal-in-drohm ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
early 17th century; Greek from palindromos "running back again," from palin "again" + drom- (from dramein "to run")
Synonyms
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Antonyms
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Definition
a word, line, verse, number, sentence, etc., reading the same backward as forward, as "Madam, I'm Adam" or "Poor Dan is in a droop"
Example
A) "Racecar" is an excellent example of a palindrome. B) She tried to create a palindrome, but realized it would take a lot of work to make it read the same way forward and backward.
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