Origin of hexameter
OTHER WORDS FROM hexameterhex·a·met·ric [hek-suh-me-trik], /ˌhɛk səˈmɛ trɪk/, hex·a·met·ri·cal, hex·am·e·tral, adjective
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How to use hexameter in a sentence
The poem is 7,400 six-beat hexameter lines, divided into six untitled books—not exactly an easy read.
The alternate hexameter and pentameter are, for most purposes, a more agreeable measure than the hexameter by itself.
Secondly, the bulk of our monosyllables are arbitrary with regard to length, which is an unlucky circumstance in Hexameter.
Beautiful as is the Evangeline of Longfellow, his Hexameter lines are sometimes hard to scan, and often grate harshly on the ear.
Surely the same Hexameter can be written as smoothly and more vigorously without rhyme.
When we first discover the epos, hexameter verse has already been selected for its vehicle.