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anapest

an·a·pest (an·a·paest)

anapest (anapaest)

 
pronunciation:
ae n pest
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part of speech: noun
definition: a measure of poetic meter consisting of two short or unstressed syllables followed by one long or stressed syllable.
derivations: anapestic (anapaestic) (adj.), anapestically (anapaestically) (adv.)
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