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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A line of poetry with five beats, or the beat of a poem like this.

Usage examples (31)
  • All the dialog, which Potter wrote, is in rhyming iambic pentameter, apart from a few direct declarations with eight syllables.
  • The word "pentameter" indicates that a line has five of these "feet".
  • = There are twenty trisyllabic pentameter endings in
  • Court TV correspondents don't speak in iambic pentameter. for more
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