inversion of the usual order of words.
(rhetoric) another term for inversion (sense 3)
“inversion of usual word order,” 1570s, from Greek anastrophe “a turning back, a turning upside down,” from anastrephein “to turn up or back, to turn upside down,” from ana “back” (see ana-) + strephein “to turn” (see strophe).
noun an anti-oestrogen drug used in the treatment of breast cancer in post-menopausal women Also called Arimidex
the restoration of a ruined monument or building by reassembling fallen parts and, when necessary, incorporating newmaterials.
. . . abbreviation anatomical anatomy anatomical anatomist anatomy
noun (in Theravada Buddhism) the belief that since all things are constantly changing, there can be no such thing as a permanent, unchanging self: one of the three basic characteristics of existence Sanskrit word anatman Compare anicca, dukkha Historical Examples Chrysantheme gazes at me with a new kind of interest “anata itchiban!” Madame Chrysantheme Complete […]