Synonyms for strophe

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Canzone, in which Dante describes the person of Beatrice, Strophe third.

Balassa was also the inventor of the strophe which goes by his name.

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

(Strophe) Romulus and Remus, nice pair of schemers, How does your city grow?

He called upon her to save their little band by singing a strophe.

The closing verse of this strophe takes the complaint of ver.

A mysterious attribution of them all to God closes the strophe.

If the superfluous two are detached from it and connected as one strophe with ver.

As the text stands, this strophe is a verse too short, and ver.

The strophe ends with the abrupt fierce demand,—If not, who then is it?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Greek strophe "stanza," originally "a turning," in reference to the section of an ode sung by the chorus while turning in one direction, from strephein "to turn," from PIE *strebh- "to wind, turn" (cf. Greek strophaligs "whirl, whirlwind," streblos "twisted").

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