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hypercatalexis

[ hahy-per-kat-l-ek-sis ]
/ 藢ha瑟 p蓹r藢k忙t l藞蓻k s瑟s /
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noun, plural hy路per路cat路a路lex路es [hahy-per-kat-l-ek-seez]. /藢ha瑟 p蓹r藢k忙t l藞蓻k siz/. Prosody.
the addition of one or more syllables after the final foot in a line of verse.
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Origin of hypercatalexis

First recorded in 1885鈥1890; see origin at hypercatalectic, -sis
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