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lyric

noun

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1 a composition using rhythm and often rhyme to create a lyrical effect
  • would you care to read your short lyric aloud?

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2 a short musical composition for the human voice often with instrumental accompaniment
  • the guitarist sang a gentle lyric while playing

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lyric

adjective

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1 having a pleasantly flowing quality suggestive of music
  • they performed a slow, lyric dance for the audience

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2 having qualities suggestive of poetry
  • the film's lyric photography really enhanced its romantic mood

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The first known use of lyric was in 1567

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“Lyric.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lyric. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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