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pentameter (Also pentameters) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to pentameter

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sonnet

  • noun a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
  • verb praise in a sonnet

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elegiac

  • adjective resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy
    • an elegiac poem on a friend's death
  • adjective satellite expressing sorrow often for something past
    • an elegiac lament for youthful ideals

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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poesy

  • noun literature in metrical form
    verse; poetry.

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meter

  • noun the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
    m; metre.
  • noun any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity

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antiquity

  • noun the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
  • noun extreme oldness
    ancientness.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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versifier

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; poetizer; poetiser; rhymer.

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versification

  • noun a metrical adaptation of something (e.g., of a prose text)
  • noun the form or metrical composition of a poem

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trochaic

  • adjective of or consisting of trochees
    • trochaic dactyl

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rhymer

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; versifier; poetizer; poetiser.

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poetizer

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; versifier; poetiser; rhymer.

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adonic_line

  • noun a verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis
    Adonic.

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poem

  • noun a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
    verse form.

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verse_line

  • noun a line of metrical text
    verse.

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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octameter

  • noun a verse line having eight metrical feet

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poetry

  • noun literature in metrical form
    verse; poesy.
  • noun any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling

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poetic

  • adjective of or relating to poetry
    poetical.
    • poetic works
    • a poetic romance
  • adjective satellite characterized by romantic imagery
    • Turner's vision of the rainbow...was poetic

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rhymester

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    versifier; poetizer; poetiser; rhymer.

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iambic

  • noun a verse line consisting of iambs
  • adjective of or consisting of iambs
    • iambic pentameter

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adonic

  • noun a verse line with a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis
    Adonic line.
  • adjective or relating to or like Adonis

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measuring

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    mensuration; measure; measurement.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate
  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    mensurate; measure out; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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combination

  • noun a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • noun a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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octosyllable

  • noun a verse line having eight syllables or a poem of octosyllabic lines

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syllable

  • noun a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme
    • the word `pocket' has two syllables

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rhyme

  • noun correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
    rime.
  • noun a piece of poetry
    verse.

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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poet

  • noun a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

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verse

  • noun literature in metrical form
    poetry; poesy.
  • noun a piece of poetry
    rhyme.

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link

  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    nexus.
  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect
    tie-in; linkup; tie.
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

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penta-

A combining form denoting five; as, pentacapsular; pentagon.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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poetiser

  • noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
    rhymester; versifier; poetizer; rhymer.

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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anapestic

  • adjective (of a metric foot) characterized by two short syllables followed by a long one
    anapaestic.

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pentametric

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penta

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metrical

  • adjective based on the meter as a standard of measurement
    metric.
    • the metric system
    • metrical equivalents
  • adjective satellite the rhythmic arrangement of syllables
    metric; measured.

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metre

  • noun the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
    m; meter.
  • noun (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
    beat; cadence; meter; measure.

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spondaic

  • adjective of or consisting of spondees
    • spondaic hexameter

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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dactylic

  • adjective of or consisting of dactyls
    • dactylic meter

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five

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; fin; pentad.
  • noun a team that plays basketball
    basketball team.

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