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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The art or practice of writing poetry; The form or metrical design of a poem; A metrical adopting of something (e.g., of a prose text).

Usage examples (32)
  • His versification is unaffected, flowing and elegant.
  • Pronunciation is just, when every letter has its proper sound, and every syllable has its proper accent, or, which in English versification is the same, its proper quantity.
  • He soon showed wonderful facility in Latin versification, and his first work "De
  • In another year he was elected a scholar at Magdalen College, his recommendation being his skill in Latin versification. for more
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