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hymn

noun

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1 a religious song
  • our Sunday church services always open with a hymn

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2 a formal expression of praise
  • the documentary on the Shakers is essentially a hymn to the simple life

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hymn

verb

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to proclaim the glory of
  • during the honeymoon following the inauguration, newspaper articles seemed to hymn the president's every move

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The first known use of hymn was before the 12th century

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“Hymn.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hymn. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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