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iambic

Part of speech: Adjective

Having a verse form in which each foot consists of a short ( unaccented) syllable followed by a long ( accented) syllable.

Part of speech: Noun

A metrical foot having a short syllable followed by a long one; a satirical poem in verse composed of such metrical feet.

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