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acatalectic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acatalectic  \A*cat`a*lec"tic\,  a.  [L.  acatalecticus  Gr  ?,  not 
  defective  at  the  end  'a  priv.  +  ?  to  cease.]  (Pros.) 
  Not  defective;  complete;  as  an  acatalectic  verse.  --  n.  A 
  verse  which  has  the  complete  number  of  feet  and  syllables. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acatalectic 
  adj  :  (verse)  metrically  complete;  especially  having  the  full 
  number  of  syllables  in  the  final  metrical  foot  [ant:  {catalectic}, 
  {hypercatalectic}] 




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