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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Reversal of normal word order (as in `cheese I love').

Usage examples (9)
  • Markovits shows no sign of emulating Polidori's conventionally Romantic-era stylistic tics, such as hyperbaton, the rolling compound sentences, the lengthy parentheses,...
  • = The hyperbaton adds elevation and dignity to the prayer.
  • = Note the separation of the epithets from the nouns, and the high level of diction produced by the hyperbaton.
  • In this and the following verfe is a moft remarkable hyperbaton, for which fee Houb. for more
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