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Definition 1: a verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for adonic in the sense of this definition

(adonic is a kind of ...) a line of metrical text

Definition 2: or relating to or like Adonis - [adjective denoting pert]

Definition 3: having a rhythm consisting of a dactyl followed by a spondee or a trochee - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where adonic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the verse of the laments is Adonic

(adonic is similar to ...) recurring with measured regularity

"the rhythmic chiming of church bells" "rhythmical prose"

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