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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
poetry (noun)
1.
a) metrical writing - verse
b) the productions of a poet - poems
2.
writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm
3.
a) something likened to poetry especially in beauty of expression
b) quality or aspect - poetic the poetry of dance
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
poetry (noun)
1.
writing that uses rhythm, vivid language, and often rhyme to provoke an emotional response
SYNONIMS:
minstrelsy, poesy, song, verse
RELATED WORDS:
rhyme ( rime); blank verse, free verse, vers libre
prose
poetry (noun)
2.
the art or power of speaking or writing in a forceful and convincing way
SYNONIMS:
articulacy, articulateness, poetry, rhetoric
RELATED WORDS:
expression, expressiveness; declamation, elocution, oratory; cogency, force, forcefulness, meaningfulness, persuasion, persuasiveness; ardor, emotion, fervency, fervidness, fervor, heat, intensity, passion, power, vehemence, warmth
inarticulateness
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