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1. stanza

noun. ['ˈstænzə'] a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem.

Synonyms

  • antistrophe
  • poem
  • strophe
  • textual matter
  • text
  • octave
  • Spenserian stanza
  • line
  • sestet
  • rhyme royal
  • ottava rima
  • couplet
  • quatrain
  • envoy
  • envoi

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • natural object
  • curve
  • straight line

Etymology

  • stanza (Italian)

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Rhymes with Stanza

  • extravaganza
  • lufthansa
  • braganza
  • vitanza
  • finanza
  • bonanza
  • alianza
  • leanza
  • panza
  • lanza
  • danza

How do you pronounce stanza?

Pronounce stanza as ˈstænzə.

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Sentences with stanza


1. Noun, singular or mass
The poem is meant to teach a lesson to readers, which is clearly outlined in the sixth stanza.

2. Adjective
Nichols does employ some rhyme, like the words "sea" and "defiantly" in stanza two.

Quotes about stanza


1. I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza.
- Robert Indiana

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