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And all the gapers, who had nothing of their own to suggest, answered with the antistrophe, “Who could it be?”

Metrical scheme: a brief strophe and antistrophe and conclusion.

His mind see-sawed in strophe and antistrophe: "You can't move!"

(Antistrophe) Hee-haw, Remus can saw, Romulus tries to make plaster.

This subject, with a recitative in the minor, forms the antistrophe.

It alternates with a Recitative, which assumes a minor key, and which seems to be its Antistrophe.

This ode consists of strophe, epode, antistrophe, and second epode.

In the second Antistrophe the Bard thus marks the progress of Poetry.

Mr. Peaslee's reflections rose in a strophe of hope and fell in an antistrophe of despair.

Strophe, the way of wisdom; antistrophe, the path of the wicked; conclusion, union of the two in a common image.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin, from Greek antistrophe "a turning about, a turning back," from antistrephein, from anti- "against" (see anti-) + strephein "to turn" (see strophe).

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