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lyrical

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1 having a pleasantly flowing quality suggestive of music
  • the lyrical cadences of voice-over narration give the film a very poignant quality

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2 having qualities suggestive of poetry
  • the photographer achieves a very lyrical effect with her intentionally blurred images of flowers growing in the wild

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The first known use of lyrical was in 1581

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“Lyrical.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lyrical. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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