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{adj: Adonic} having a rhythm consisting of a dactyl followed by a spondee or a trochee
"the verse of the laments is Adonic"



{adj: dactylic} of or consisting of dactyls
"dactylic meter"

{adj: trochaic} of or consisting of trochees
"trochaic dactyl"

{n: Adonic, Adonic line} a verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis

{n: dactyl} a metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables

{n: digit, dactyl} a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates


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