Iambic

Antonyms of IAMBIC

Examples of usage:

  1. With Shakespeare, he says, " prose comes in whenever the subject, being more familiar, is unsuited to the majestic English iambic." "Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold" by Matthew Arnold
  2. These seven- syllable lines have a trochaic effect, but are to be scanned as iambic, the standard rhythm of the poem. "Minor Poems by Milton" by John Milton
  3. 48. What syllables have stress in a pure iambic line? "The Grammar of English Grammars" by Goold Brown
  4. Two of the short lines are definitely iambic, the other eight are doubtful, but apparently trochaic. "The Principles of English Versification" by Paull Franklin Baum
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