Antistrophic
Antistrophic An`ti*stroph"ic, a. [Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to an antistrophe. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • antistrophic — adjective see antistrophe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antistrophic — See antistrophe. * * * …   Universalium

  • antistrophic — adj. referring to the motion of the chorus in response to the previous strophe (Greek Drama) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antistrophic — an·ti·stroph·ic …   English syllables

  • antistrophic — adjective of or relating to an antistrophe • Pertains to noun: ↑antistrophe …   Useful english dictionary

  • antistrophe — antistrophic /an teuh strof ik, stroh fik/, antistrophal, adj. antistrophically, adv. /an tis treuh fee/, n. 1. the part of an ancient Greek choral ode answering a previous strophe, sung by the chorus when returning from left to right. 2. the… …   Universalium

  • antistrophe — noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek antistrophē, from anti + strophē strophe Date: circa 1550 1. a. the repetition of words in reversed order b. the repetition of a word or phrase at the end of successive clauses 2. a. a returning …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Dithyramb — Attic relief (4th century BCE) depicting an aulos player and his family standing before Dionysos and a female consort, with theatrical masks displayed above. The dithyramb (διθύραμβος – dithurambos) was an ancient Greek hymn sung and danced in… …   Wikipedia

  • antistrophically — See antistrophic. * * * …   Universalium

  • ode — /ohd/, n. 1. a lyric poem typically of elaborate or irregular metrical form and expressive of exalted or enthusiastic emotion. 2. (originally) a poem intended to be sung. Cf. Horatian ode, Pindaric ode. [1580 90; < MF < LL oda < Gk oidé, contr.… …   Universalium

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