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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anapestic  \An`a*pes"tic\,  a.  [L.  anapaesticus  Gr  ?.] 
  Pertaining  to  an  anapest;  consisting  of  an  anapests;  as  an 
  anapestic  meter,  foot,  verse.  --  n.  Anapestic  measure  or 
  verse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anapestic 
  adj  :  (of  a  metric  foot)  characterized  by  two  short  syllables 
  followed  by  a  long  one  [syn:  {anapaestic}] 




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