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pentameter in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpentameterpen‧tam‧e‧ter /penˈtæmɪtə $ -ər/ noun [countable, uncountable]  ALa line of poetry with five beats, or the beat of a poem like this iambic pentameter
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pentameterIt is written in basic pentameter with exactly ten stressed syllables in every single line.Then he began a speech, and it could have been iambic pentameter.