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synonyms for poetical

  • anapestic
  • dactylic
  • dramatic
  • elegiac
  • epic
  • epical
  • epodic
  • iambic
  • idyllic
  • imaginative
  • lyric
  • lyrical
  • melodious
  • metrical
  • odic
  • rhythmical
  • romantic
  • songlike
  • tuneful
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How to use poetical in a sentence

Samuel Squire, bishop of St. David's died; a poetical, historical and antiquarian writer of note.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
I may as well say it here: with my poetical productions I was never satisfied any more than with my attempts at drawing.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
That is a very lofty, poetical, and gratifying conception, but it is open to one fatal objection—it is not true.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Small parties called together for dramatic or poetical readings, are now fashionable, and very delightful.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The other one, Mr. Devenish—Claude—(she looks up and down as before) he's rather, rather poetical.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
His poetical gifts were already the admiration not only of his comrades, but of the outer world.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
William Cobbett, an English poetical and miscellaneous writer, died.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
In either of these senses, the passage is poetical; but there is nothing like poetry in "our dead blacks."
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
But surely the phrase, "nothing she does or seems," is far more poetical and elegant than the other.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
They fall in love with each other; and here I think you have the material for a wonderfully poetical picture.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
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WORDS RELATED TO POETICAL

  • allegorical
  • denotative
  • descriptive
  • emblematic
  • emblematical
  • fanciful
  • florid
  • flowery
  • illustrative
  • metaphoric
  • metaphorical
  • ornate
  • pictorial
  • poetical
  • representative
  • signifying
  • typical
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