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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 ...

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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 ...

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a metrical foot consisting of two short or unstressed syl... Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.

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In noble anapestic lines he pours forth the thought as it comes to him: “'Behold, I could love if I durst! Curry, S. S. (Samuel Silas). Here we have a hexameter ...

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Define anapest: a metrical foot consisting of two short syllables followed by one ... Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions ...

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It was a metrically auspicious birth date — the spondee “ONE, TEN” resounding like slaps on a baby's bottom, the anapest “twenty-EIGHT” hurtling toward the ...

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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 ...

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Adjective. (comparative more anapestic, superlative most anapestic). of, or relating to, or composed of an anapest. of, or relating to, one of the distinct beats in a ...

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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 ...