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What does the poetic term foot mean?

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The basic unit of measurement in rhythm.
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To wax poetic means to speak in a very romantic way as in your speech sounds like poetry. Most guys try to talk like this when trying to impress a girl, saying things like your lips
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Understand that poetic is the adjective adaptation of poetry, so to describe something as poetic is to describe it as "having the qualities, faculties, or charm of poetry."
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it's a unit of measure, and depending on the type, will have different names, eg. the iambic foot, trochaic foot, etc. Each foot's made up of a certain amount of rhythmic beats, so
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