syzygetically

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syzygy (ˈsɪzɪdʒɪ)
 
n , pl -gies
1.  either of the two positions (conjunction or opposition) of a celestial body when sun, earth, and the body lie in a straight line: the moon is at syzygy when full
2.  (in classical prosody) a metrical unit of two feet
3.  rare any pair, usually of opposites
4.  biology the aggregation in a mass of certain protozoans, esp when occurring before sexual reproduction
 
[C17: from Late Latin syzygia, from Greek suzugia, from suzugos yoked together, from syn- + zugon a yoke]
 
syzygial
 
adj
 
syzygetic
 
adj
 
syzygal
 
adj
 
syzy'getically
 
adv

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