antistrophe /anˈtɪstrəfi/


I. noun

the second section of an ancient Greek choral ode or of one division of it.

Compare with strophe.
– origin mid 16th cent. (as a term in rhetoric denoting the repetition of words in reverse order): via late Latin from Greek antistrophē, from antistrephein ‘turn against’, from anti ‘against’ + strephein ‘to turn’.

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