Translation of poetic in Spanish:

poetic

Pronunciation: /pəʊˈetɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [language/description/scene] poético; [moment/beauty] lleno de poesía there was poetic justice in it fue de justicia, se hizo justicia
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    • For poets and those who read poetry, the poetic form can be relatively obscure as a discipline and as an art.
    • In the process of discovering and translating Hebrew poetry a Russian poetic community was formed.
    • The beginnings of any kind of valid poetry or poetic stirrings in Australia date into the present century.
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    • You have the space to be creative, poetic, artistic and sensitive.
    • The sight is beautifully poetic and expresses the leitmotiv tension between heaven and earth.
    • All aesthetic expression has a poetic quality and is essentially eulogistic.

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