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an·a·pest
[an-uh-pest]
NOUN [PROSODY.]
1.
a foot of three syllables, two short followed by one long in quantitative meter, and two unstressed followed by one stressed in accentual meter, as in for the nonce.
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An anapaest is a metrical foot used in formal poetry. In classical quantitative meters it consists ... He intersperses anapests and iambs, using six-foot lines ( rather than four feet as above). Since the anapaest is already a long foot, this makes for ... More »
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Anapestic definition, a foot of three syllables, two short followed by one long in quantitative meter, and two unstressed followed by one stressed in accentual ...

Anapest | Define Anapest at Dictionary.com

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Anapest definition, a foot of three syllables, two short followed by one long in quantitative meter, and two unstressed followed by one stressed in accentual meter ...

Anapest | Definition of Anapest by Merriam-Webster

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Define anapest: a metrical foot consisting of two short syllables followed by one long syllable or of two unstressed syllables followed by one…

anapest - Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com

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(prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm. WORD FORMS. alternate spellings. anapaest. anapest. Word Family.

Anapestic - definition of anapestic by The Free Dictionary

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an·a·pest. also an·a·paest n. 1. A metrical foot composed of two unaccented syllables followed by one accented one, as in the word seventeen. 2. A metrical foot ...

Anapest - Definition and Examples of Anapest - Literary Devices.net

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Definition, Usage and a list of Anapest Examples in common speech and literature. Anapest is a poetic device defined as a metrical foot in a line of a poem that ...

anapaest - definition of anapaest in English | Oxford Dictionaries

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... foot consisting of two short or unstressed syl... Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries. ... anapaest. (US anapest) ...