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As has already been said, the iambus is the common foot of English verse.

The second pda of this stanza is wanting an iambus in its middle part.

In place of the Iambus, a Tribrach ( ) may stand in any foot but the last.

Such a foot is called an iambus (plural, iambuses, or the Latin iambi), and the form of verse is called iambic.

He could make Greek iambics, and doubted whether the bishop knew the difference between an iambus and a trochee.

Antispast, an′ti-spast, n. in metre, a foot composed of an iambus and a trochee.

In the iambic and trochaic metres other feet are often substituted for the iambus and the trochee, but without change of rhythm.

The foot consisting of an unaccented followed by an accented syllable is called an iambus.

The metre is dochmiac, each dochmius consisting of an iambus followed by a cretic, .

An Iambus is a two-syllable foot accented on the last syllable.

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iambic pentameter

nouna meter in poetry
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