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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (31)
  • Which would make it a spondee and an iamb, I guess.
  • Most years from 1300 to 1999 started with more of a spondee.
  • By contrast the suggested rewrite begins with a spondee, kapow!
  • The very conception of the spondee seems for some reason to irritate Nabokov. for more
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