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lyrical

adjective lyr·i·cal \ˈlir-i-kəl\

: having an artistically beautiful or expressive quality

Full Definition of LYRICAL

:  lyric
lyr·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
lyr·i·cal·ness \-kəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of LYRICAL

  1. She is noted for her lyrical moviemaking style.
  2. a painter known for his lyrical landscapes
  3. a lyrical account of frontier life

First Known Use of LYRICAL

1581

Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody

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