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Synonyms of pyrrhic

Noun


1. pyrrhic, dibrach, metrical foot, foot, metrical unit

usage: a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables

2. pyrrhic, ritual dancing, ritual dance, ceremonial dance

usage: an ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare

Adjective


1. pyrrhic

usage: of or relating to a war dance of ancient Greece; "pyrrhic dance movements"

2. pyrrhic

usage: of or relating to or containing a metrical foot of two unstressed syllables; "pyrrhic verses"

3. pyrrhic

usage: of or relating to or resembling Pyrrhus or his exploits (especially his sustaining staggering losses in order to defeat the Romans); "a Pyrrhic victory"

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