poetry


poetry

noun

Definition of POETRY

1
writing that uses rhythm, vivid language, and often rhyme to provoke an emotional response <not all poetry has to rhyme>
Related Words rhyme (also rime); blank verse, free verse, vers libre
Antonyms prose
2
the art or power of speaking or writing in a forceful and convincing way <the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King were filled with the kind of poetry that touches people of all races>
Synonyms articulacy [chiefly British], articulateness, poetry, rhetoric

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