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Synonyms for synizesis

the contraction of chromatin towards one side of the nucleus during the prophase of meiosis

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There are runs of dactylic rhythm ([GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] with synizesis, [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], and some attempt seems to be made to end sentences with spondees, molossi, or still longer sequences of long syllables [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
If the asyndeton offends, then omnia et ut, with omnia in synizesis, might be considered; this seems to abide within the limits Proba allows herself.
11) The name may be scanned as five syllables: [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], or as four with synizesis in the first: [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]; the last syllable may be either long or short depending on what follows and on the case in which the name is employed In Homer's two uses of the name (Iliad 19.
71) this may be correct; there was certainly no metrical necessity to avoid the name Theodosius, which others happily incorporated into the hexameter with synizesis of the first two vowels.
10 For other examples of synizesis, including cases involving consonantized vowels, see e.