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ballads

noun
plural of ballad

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a short musical composition for the human voice often with instrumental accompaniment
  • a haunting ballad about lost love and loneliness

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“Ballads.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ballads. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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