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Synonyms of catalectic

Noun


1. catalectic, line of poetry, line of verse

usage: (prosody) a line of verse that lacks a syllable in the last metrical foot

Adjective


1. catalectic (vs. hypercatalectic) (vs. acatalectic)

usage: (verse) metrically incomplete; especially lacking one or more syllables in the final metrical foot

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