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an•a•cru•sis



Pronunciation: (an"u-krOO'sis), [key]
n.,
pl. -cru•sesPronunciation: (-krOO'sēz). [key]

1. Pros.an unstressed syllable or syllable group that begins a line of verse but is not counted as part of the first foot.
2. Music.the note or notes preceding a downbeat; upbeat.

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