Anacoluthic An`a*co*lu"thic, a. Lacking grammatical sequence. -- {An`a*co*lu"thic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • anacoluthic — adjective see anacoluthon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anacoluthic — See anacoluthon. * * * …   Universalium

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  • anacoluthic — an·a·co·lu·thic …   English syllables

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  • Anacoluthically — Anacoluthic An a*co*lu thic, a. Lacking grammatical sequence. {An a*co*lu thic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Jeremias — • Name of several Old Testament figures Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Jeremias     ♦ Jeremias      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • anacoluthon — [ˌanəkə lu:θɒn, θ(ə)n] noun (plural anacolutha θə) a construction in which the expected grammatical sequence is absent, for example while in the garden, the door banged shut. Derivatives anacoluthic adjective Origin C18: via late L. from Gk… …   English new terms dictionary

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