verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM sonnetson·net·like, adjectiveoutsonnet, verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for sonnet
He wrote published sonnets and read widely, encouraging others.
Is it possible to follow up a school-shooting episode with lines from Sonnet 116?Television’s Finest Schlock: The ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Episode ‘One One Six’ Is So Damn Shakespearean|Paula Szuchman|September 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Your character in Wit seeks strength in the Holy Sonnets of John Donne, especially his Holy Sonnet 10, “Death Be Not Proud.”Cynthia Nixon on Bisexuality & Her New Role in ‘Wit’|Kevin Sessums|January 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The new book celebrates the sonnet's uneven return to grace.
The sonnet is a sort of poetical fugue in which the theme ought to pass and repass until its final resolution in a given form.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
One man wrote a sonnet to the woman, verses in her honor, telling about her beautiful eyes.Tiger Cat|David H. Keller
The principal classes of lyric poetry are the song, the ode, the elegy, and the sonnet.
A sonnet is a lyric that deals with a single thought, idea, or sentiment in a fixed metrical form.
As Mr. Rossetti has noted in an exquisite sonnet, his mind remained always at liberty.Sir Walter Ralegh|William Stebbing
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Cultural definitions for sonnet
A lyric poem of fourteen lines, often about love, that follows one of several strict conventional patterns of rhyme. Elizabeth Barrett Browning, John Keats, and William Shakespeare are poets known for their sonnets.