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hypercatalectic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypercatalectic  \Hy`per*cat`a*lec"tic\,  a.  [L. 
  hypercatalecticus  hypercatalectus  Gr  ?:  cf  F. 
  hypercatalectique  See  {Hyper-},  and  {Catalectic}.]  (Pros.) 
  Having  a  syllable  or  two  beyond  measure;  as  a 
  hypercatalectic  verse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hypercatalectic 
  adj  :  (verse)  having  an  extra  syllable  or  syllables  at  the  end  of 
  a  metrically  complete  verse  or  in  a  metrical  foot  [ant: 
  {acatalectic},  {catalectic}] 




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