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synonyms for couplet

  • verse
  • distich
  • poem
  • unit
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Jumping from couplets to capitalism, Alphonso, or at least its concentrated pulp, has starred for a decade alongside the waiting, pining, aching Bollywood beauty, Katrina Kaif, in a series of TV commercials for a popular mango drink made by Pepsi.
THE COLONIAL PAST OF THE KING OF MANGOESSOHINI DAS GUPTASEPTEMBER 10, 2021OZY
Okay, the GPT-3 hype seems pretty reasonableBut say you had it generate rhyming couplets with Shakespeare and Pope as examples.
ANTHROPIC IS THE NEW AI RESEARCH OUTFIT FROM OPENAI’S DARIO AMODEI, AND IT HAS $124M TO BURNDEVIN COLDEWEYMAY 28, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Haiku are fine — 5-7-5, please — but I’ll also accept limericks and rhyming couplets.
I’VE WAITED 17 YEARS TO WRITE ABOUT PERIODICAL CICADAS AGAIN. THE WAIT IS OVER.JOHN KELLYMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The commonest stanza is a quatrain consisting of four heptasyllabic lines with the rhyme at the end of the couplet.
ANCIENT IRISH POETRYVARIOUS
In a couplet of passionate melancholy she asked, where are the roses of yesterday?
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
John Briggs never took a dare, and at noon, when Mr. Cross was at home at dinner, he wrote flamingly the descriptive couplet.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
That was the name they had given him; he could hear the night crowds shouting it in a silly couplet: Il nous faut-oBeau Cocono-o!
THROUGH THE WALLCLEVELAND MOFFETT
The reading of each couplet by the minister before it was sung seemed to him a sort of recitative.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
In the night (not being able to sleep) I composed a couplet, as my first essay in poetry.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Every alliterative couplet had two accented syllables, containing the same initial consonants, one in each of the two sections.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COUPLET

  • brace
  • couplet
  • deuce
  • doublet
  • duo
  • dyad
  • husband and wife
  • item
  • newlyweds
  • set
  • span
  • team
  • twain
  • twosome
  • yoke
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.