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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A metrical unit with stressed-unstressed syllables.

Usage examples (30)
  • | The symbol for a trochee on page 134 is shown like this: |
  • With a polished iamb, trochee, dactyl, amphibrach and anapest.
  • His imagination is too bold to be confined by the petty limits of trochee or iambus.
  • Items really worth noting are the perl script that trochee points to, and the Java applet that shawnj noted. for more
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