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[pee-trahr-kiz-uh m, pe-] /ˈpi trɑrˌkɪz əm, ˈpɛ-/

the poetic style introduced by and characteristic of his work, marked by complex grammatical structure, elaborate conceits, and conventionalized diction.


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