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adjective uk   /pəʊˈet.ɪk/  us   /poʊˈet̬-/ (also poetical )
C2 like or relating to poetry or poets: a collection of Dryden's poetical works (= poems) The story is written in richly poetic language. approving very beautiful or expressing emotion: Deanne Sokolin creates abstract, mournfully poetic black-and-white images of wrapped objects.
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adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/
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