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  • as inpoetic
  • as inpoetical

synonyms for anapestic

  • dactylic
  • dramatic
  • elegiac
  • epic
  • epical
  • epodic
  • iambic
  • idyllic
  • imaginative
  • lyric
  • lyrical
  • melodious
  • metrical
  • odic
  • rhythmical
  • romantic
  • songlike
  • tuneful
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  • prosaic
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    How to use anapestic in a sentence

    Virgilius Mars wrote in hexameters; Horatius Flaccus in alcaic, sapphic, and anapestic verse.
    THE GREEN BOOKMR JKAI
    In like manner we have anapestic lines of all lengths from monometer to hexameter.
    ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
    Anapestic verse consists of a regular recurrence of two unstressed syllables preceding a stressed syllable, — — /.
    LEGENDS, TALES AND POEMSGUSTAVO ADOLFO BECQUER
    There is evident a tendency toward the rising verse and the anapestic foot.
    THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER
    Here we have a hexameter which is neither iambic nor anapestic, but a combination of the two rhythms.
    ENGLISH VERSERAYMOND MACDONALD ALDEN, PH.D.
    Often it seems to an English reader to have an anapestic effect, and to be best described as anapestic tetrameter.
    ENGLISH VERSERAYMOND MACDONALD ALDEN, PH.D.
    A poetic foot of three syllables which bears the accent on the third syllable is called an anapestic foot.
    JOURNEYS THROUGH BOOKLAND, VOL. 7CHARLES H. SYLVESTER
    His viking code, with its swift anapestic rhythm, has a breezy melody which sings in the ear.
    ESSAYS ON SCANDINAVIAN LITERATUREHJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN
    Again we find, especially in dactyllic and anapestic lines, a trochee or spondee thrown in to vary the movement.
    RHYMES AND METERSHORATIO WINSLOW
    Technically the poem is anapestic tetrameter much varied by the introduction of iambic feet.
    JOURNEYS THROUGH BOOKLAND, VOL. 10CHARLES HERBERT SYLVESTER
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO ANAPESTIC

    • anapestic
    • dactylic
    • dramatic
    • elegiac
    • epic
    • epical
    • epodic
    • iambic
    • idyllic
    • imaginative
    • lyric
    • lyrical
    • melodious
    • metrical
    • odic
    • rhythmical
    • romantic
    • songlike
    • tuneful
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