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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The continuation of a syntactic unit from one line of verse into the next line without a pause.

Usage examples (34)
  • With its misty sentiment and odd word enjambment, that first lyric casts its shadow across all 44 minutes of the record.
  • Whatever you do, it's just an enjambment of your stanza.
  • Rhyme, meter, texture, and enjambment only emphasize the physical aspects of the work.
  • To Bresson, add Creeley (a Robert to a Robert, as shown by the witty enjambment of lines one and two). for more
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