11 October 2014

Vocab 10/11/14

glabrous (adj.) -- having no hairs, projections, or pubescence; smooth

glabrate (adj.) -- Botany almost glabrous or becoming glabrous with age or maturity

trochee (n) -- a metrical foot consisting of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable, as in season, or of a long syllable followed by a short syllable

meter (n) -- the measured arrangement of words in poetry, as by accentual rhythm, syllabic quantity, or the number of syllables in a line

prosody (n) -- the study of the metrical structure of verse: the prosodic rhythm with which Martha would read the important disclaimers on the small plastic orange pill bottles at Lamron's bedside

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