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idyll

noun
variants: also idyl

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a time or instance of carefree fun
  • her year as a vineyard worker in the south of France was not the idyll that she had expected it to be

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The first known use of idyll was in 1586

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“Idyll.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/idyll. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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