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: the quality or state of being lyric : songfulness
: an intense personal quality expressive of feeling or emotion in an art (such as poetry or music)
the sort of author who inspires lyricism or invective, not judicious interpretation —Time
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1760, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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15 Aug 2018
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: a quality that expresses deep feelings or emotions in a work of art : an artistically beautiful or expressive quality
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the setting in which something occurs
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