Spoliatory

Spo"li*a*to*ry

(sp"l**t*r), a. Tending to spoil; destructive; spoliative.
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Spon*da"ic

(spn*d"k),

Spon*da"ic*al

(-*kl), } a. [L. spondaicus, spondiacus, Gr. : cf. F. spondaque.] 1. Of or pertaining to a spondee; consisting of spondees.
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2. Containing spondees in excess; marked by spondees; as, a spondaic hexameter, i. e., one which has a spondee instead of a dactyl in the fifth foot.
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