antispast definition

  • noun:
    • A metrical foot consists of an iambus and a trochee
    • A foot of four syllables, the first and fourth short, and second and 3rd long (#).
    • In old prosody, a tetrasyllabic foot, where very first and last syllables tend to be short while the middle syllables very long, as Clytēmnēstră. It's a variety of an iambus and a trochee.
    • A metrical foot consists of an iambus and a trochee
    • A foot of four syllables, the first and fourth short, as well as the 2nd and 3rd very long (#).
    • In ancient prosody, a tetrasyllabic foot, in which the first and last syllables are short and the middle syllables long, as Clytēmnēstră. It is a combination of an iambus and a trochee.

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