Anacrusis

Unstressed syllable(s) occurring at the start of a line which do not contribute to the meter.
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Anacrusis

An`a·cru'sis noun [ Greek ..., from ... to push up or back; ... + ... to strike.] (Pros.) A prefix of one or two unaccented syllables to a verse properly beginning with an accented syllable.
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Anacrusis

• (n.) A prefix of one or two unaccented syllables to a verse properly beginning with an accented syllable.
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anacrusis

in classical prosody, the up (or weak) beat, one or more syllables at the beginning of a line of poetry that are not regarded as a part of the ...
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Anacrusis

[genus] Anacrusis is a genus of moths belonging to the subfamily Tortricinae of the family Tortricidae. ...
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Anacrusis

[band] Anacrusis is a progressive/thrash metal band from St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Anacrusis was one of the first bands to attempt to blend thrash and progressive metal. Their albums Manic Impressions and Screams and Whispers are considered as classics of the progressive thrash metal / prog metal genre. ==History== Anacrusis` first demo, An
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Anacrusis

In poetry, a set of extrametrical syllables at the beginning of a verse is said to stand in anacrusis (ἀνάκρουσις `pushing up`). The technique is seen Old English poetry; in lines of iambic pentameter, the technique applies a variation on the typical pentameter line causing it to appear at first glance as trochaic. In music, an anacru..
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anacrusis

a note or notes that precede the first full bar; a pickup
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anacrusis

a note or notes that precede the first full bar; a pickup
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Anacrusis

The addition of an extra unstressed syllable or two at the start of a line of verse--but these addit
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anacrusis

syllable prior to the normal rhythm of a verse
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