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Origin of iamb
Words nearby iamb
Example sentences from the Web for iamb
The group seems a sort of combination of the iamb and trochee, and has an element in every possible zone of the movement cycle.
The group seems an iamb with a duplicated unaccented syllable.
Occasionally, however, and especially in the longer poems, the regular recurrence of the iamb is a little monotonous.Studies of Contemporary Poets|Mary C. Sturgeon
Some, however, refer it to the supposed lop-sidedness or inequality of badgers' feet, answering to the ⏑— of the iamb.Minor Poets of the Caroline Period, Vol III|John Cleveland
They are both within the zone of the unaccented syllable of the iamb.