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  • nounstave
  • nounverse

synonyms for stanza

  • verse
  • refrain
  • strophe
See also synonyms for: stanzas
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How to use stanza in a sentence

You can see it if you substitute two words in the final stanza of John Donne’s most famous poem—one I’ve always thought of as a meditation of sorts, and a passage I suspect we will all recognize.
NO SPECIES IS AN ISLAND - ISSUE 105: WHALE SONGSROGER PAYNESEPTEMBER 8, 2021NAUTILUS
The short film featured the singer delivering stanzas from British-Somali poet Warsan Shire, and celebrity cameos from the likes of Zendaya and Serena Williams.
HOW ‘LEMONADE’ SHIFTED BEYONCÉ’S ART AND CAREERBRANDE VICTORIANAPRIL 23, 2021ESSENCE.COM
No further hints need be offered except perhaps in regard to the last ten lines of the last stanza.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
In order to shew the riming more clearly, I have 'set back' the 3rd, 6th, and 7th lines of each stanza.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Evidently this disclaimer is a pretended one; the preceding stanza and ll.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
This stanza reproduces in the sixth line the last word of the first, and in the seventh the last word of the fourth.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Like Mirèio, the poem is divided into twelve cantos, and the form of stanza employed is the same.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The Phillipps MS. is merely a copy of the other, but preserves the last stanza.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Observe how the stanza, which I here number as 1, is echoed by the stanza below, ll.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
This stanza is nearly made up of extracts from Boethius, bk.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
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