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ANASTROPHE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does anastrophe mean? 

ANASTROPHE (noun)
  The noun ANASTROPHE has 1 sense:

1. the reversal of the normal order of words

  Familiarity information: ANASTROPHE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANASTROPHE (noun)


Sense 1anastrophe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The reversal of the normal order of words

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

anastrophe; inversion

Hypernyms ("anastrophe" is a kind of...):

rhetorical device (a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance))


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