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  • noun

Synonyms for couplet

two items of the same kind together

Synonyms for couplet

a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse

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Since the second couplet is a revision of the first, one might think that Ali had shifted from a largely nostalgic to an anti-nostalgic stance by the time he wrote "In Arabic.
We listened to it twelve hours a day, and whenever any of us thought of a couplet, we'd write it down.
Gwyneth Paltrow stars as Sylvia Plath in ``Sylvia,'' a look at England's unhappiest couplet.
Maurer, but set out as fines of couplet verse and marking the position of the interesting cycle of illustrations known from a manuscript now lost and formerly kept in Gorlitz.
Paradise Lost may be a touchstone case, for Milton composed it in blank verse during an age of rhyme--mostly couplet rhyme, of course, which on its own is only marginally stanzaic, but which does nevertheless batch and organize lines into short equal units.
For example, if a couplet has been observed in print discourse, read to pupils, followed by pupils reading the poem collaboratively with the teacher, then in sequence, the poem may be written by learners (Ediger, 2000, Chapter Eight).
Not quite rhyming couplets, but there's couplet behaviour.
Our reveries are less likely to be interrupted by a couplet from Tennyson, Yeats, or Auden than by "my bologna has a first name, it's O-S-C-A-R" or a particularly warmly recalled incident involving the Hamburglar and Mayor McCheese.
He is sometimes witty ("I fought against the bottle, but I had to do it drunk", he quips in That Don't Make It Junk), but every metaphor, every couplet, every rhyme, and every single word is carefully and expertly chosen.
Even so, this is a terrain with no obvious coordinate - or, as a key couplet runs, "Oh where oh where is here / Oh where oh where is there.
The priest John Ball made a contribution in the form of a couplet to Wat Tyler's 1381 peasant revolt:
More than 250 international students from nearly 30 countries including Japan, Korea, United States, France, Germany, Swaziland, Paraguay, Honduras and Australia have participated in dumpling making and spring couplet writing.
This couplet is on the lips of every Urdu lover, and is often quoted on Urdu television channels and newspapers.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS GL I B SPED HEN AURAHAAR IDO SLOT ASSASSIN PUNTER EYE EXPEL EBBS BARRIER MARK AGE TRICE LEI GRAS COUPLET SAME SABRE ACT BORDER BALMORAL NAVE USE MULE OMEN GPS AMPS DENT WEE THINKER Across: 1 Rise; 4 Lithe; 7 Heave; 8 Gypsy; 9 Acute; 10 Second-hand; 14 Extend; 16 Friend; 17 Streamline; 22 Torso; 23 Rouge; 25 Races; 26 Bleak; 27 Knot.
The Couplet Premarital App, developed by a licensed psychologist, is available in Apple's App Store, compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.