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1. poetry

noun. ['ˈpoʊətri'] literature in metrical form.

Synonyms

  • literary genre
  • writing style
  • epic poetry
  • poesy
  • genre
  • verse
  • heroic poetry

Antonyms

  • verboseness
  • inelegance

Etymology

  • ποίησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ποιέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Epic Poetry

Sentences with epic-poetry


1. Noun Phrase
From the philosophy and epic poetry of ancient Greece sprang the canon of Western literature.

2. Noun Phrase
No set rhyme scheme is assigned to the epic poetry style.

3. Noun Phrase
Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey" are two examples of orally delivered epic poetry.

4. Noun Phrase
Beowulf is the oldest piece of English literature and is credited with being a quintessential piece of epic poetry.

2. poetry

noun. ['ˈpoʊətri'] any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling.

Synonyms

  • style

Etymology

  • ποίησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ποιέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. epic

noun. ['ˈɛpɪk'] a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds.

Synonyms

  • heroic meter
  • verse form
  • chanson de geste
  • poem
  • rhapsody
  • epic poem
  • heroic verse
  • heroic poem
  • heroic

Antonyms

  • immature
  • inconspicuous
  • ungenerous
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • epicus (Latin)
  • ἐπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. epic

adjective. ['ˈɛpɪk'] very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale).

Synonyms

  • big
  • large
  • heroic

Antonyms

  • little
  • unimpressive
  • cowardly
  • timid

Etymology

  • epicus (Latin)
  • ἐπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. epic

adjective. ['ˈɛpɪk'] constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic.

Antonyms

  • humble

Etymology

  • epicus (Latin)
  • ἐπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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