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synonyms for iamb

  • blank verse
  • dactylic hexameter
  • iambus
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How to use iamb in a sentence

The group seems a sort of combination of the iamb and trochee, and has an element in every possible zone of the movement cycle.
HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
The group seems an iamb with a duplicated unaccented syllable.
HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
Occasionally, however, and especially in the longer poems, the regular recurrence of the iamb is a little monotonous.
STUDIES OF CONTEMPORARY POETSMARY C. STURGEON
Some, however, refer it to the supposed lop-sidedness or inequality of badgers' feet, answering to the ⏑— of the iamb.
MINOR POETS OF THE CAROLINE PERIOD, VOL IIIJOHN CLEVELAND
They are both within the zone of the unaccented syllable of the iamb.
HARVARD PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIES, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IAMB

  • blank verse
  • dactylic hexameter
  • iamb
  • iambus
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