Etymology
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anastrophe (n.)

"inversion of usual word order," 1570s, from Greek anastrophē "a turning back, a turning upside down," from anastrephein "to turn up, turn back, turn upside-down," from ana "back" (see ana-) + strephein "to turn" (from PIE root *streb(h)- "to wind, turn").

updated on September 20, 2022

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Definitions of anastrophe from WordNet

anastrophe (n.)
the reversal of the normal order of words;
Synonyms: inversion
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