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hymn

hymn

 
pronunciation:
hIm
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a song or poem of praise written esp. in exaltation of a deity, nation, or the like.
similar words:
laud, praise
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hymned, hymning, hymns
definition: to praise or celebrate in or as in a hymn.
similar words:
carol, praise
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to sing a hymn or hymns.
derivation: hymnlike (adj.)
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The words hymn and him (a form of he) sound alike but have different meanings.
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