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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Poetic  \Po*et"ic\,  Poetical  \Po*et"ic*al\,  a.  [L.  po["e]ticus, 
  Gr  ?:  cf  F.  po['e]tiquee.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  poetry;  suitable  for  poetry,  or  for 
  writing  poetry;  as  poetic  talent,  theme,  work 
  sentiments.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Expressed  in  metrical  form  exhibiting  the  imaginative  or 
  the  rhythmical  quality  of  poetry;  as  a  poetical 
  composition;  poetical  prose. 
 
  {Poetic  license}.  See  {License},  n.,  4. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  poetic 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  poetry;  "poetic  works";  "a  poetic 
  romance"  [syn:  {poetical}] 
  2:  characterized  by  romantic  imagery;  "Turner's  vision  of  the 
  rainbow...was  poetic" 
  3:  of  or  relating  to  poets;  "poetic  insight" 
  4:  characteristic  of  or  befitting  poetry;  "poetic  diction" 
  [syn:  {poetical}] 




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