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 for anastrophe
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anastrophe \A*nas"tro*phe\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to turn up or back;
     'ana` + ? to turn.] (Rhet. & Gram.)
     An inversion of the natural order of words; as, echoed the
     hills, for, the hills echoed.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the reversal of the normal order of words [syn:
           anastrophe, inversion]

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