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[hahy-per-kat-l-ek-sis] /ˌhaɪ pərˌkæt lˈɛk sɪs/

noun, plural hypercatalexes
[hahy-per-kat-l-ek-seez] /ˌhaɪ pərˌkæt lˈɛk siz/ (Show IPA). Prosody.
the addition of one or more syllables after the final foot in a line of verse.


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