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Definition 1: literature in metrical form - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for poetry in the sense of this definition

(poetry is a kind of ...) a style of expressing yourself in writing

(... is a kind of poetry ) a body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme

(... is a kind of poetry ) poetry celebrating the deeds of some hero

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) (poetic) tranquil silence

"the still of the night"

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) compose a sonnet

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) praise in a sonnet

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) conform to a metrical pattern

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) (poetic) occurring in the dark or night

"a darkling journey"

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) (poetic) still or calm

"in the stilly night"

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) copied in handwriting

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to a category of poetry that expresses emotion (often in a songlike way)

"lyric poetry"

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) (poetic, literary) quickly

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) compose an elegy

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) make spondaic

"spondaize verses"

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) compose in poetic meter

"The bard metrified his poems very precisely"

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) (poetry) painful grief

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) an early name of Ireland that is now used in poetry

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) write lyrics for (a song)

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) write new lyrics for (a song)

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) compose rhymes

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) use alliteration as a form of poetry

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) compose verses or put into verse

"He versified the ancient saga"

(poetry is the domain which ... is member of) in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')

"Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly" "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank" "talking sweet to each other"

Definition 2: any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling - [noun denoting communication]

(poetry is a kind of ...) a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"

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