Iambic is a term used to describe a type of meter in poetry where the stress falls on every other syllable. Antonyms or opposite words for iambic could include "trochaic," where the stress falls on the first syllable followed by an unstressed syllable; "anapestic," where the stress falls on the third syllable followed by two unstressed syllables; and "dactylic," where the stress falls on the first syllable followed by two unstressed syllables. These different types of meter can be used to create a variety of rhythms and moods in poetry, depending on the writer's intentions.
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- criticize, decrease, depreciate.