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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare; A metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables;

Usage examples (39)
  • A pyrrhic victory
  • pyrrhic verses
  • pyrrhic dance movements
  • I believe this is what we call a pyrrhic victory. for more
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  • Word of the 2008 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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