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rhapsody

rhap·so·dy

rhapsody

 
 
pronunciation:
raep s di
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: rhapsodies
definition 1: a musical composition having an irregular form suggesting improvisation.
George Gershwin's famous rhapsody is an extremely inventive piece that combines jazz and classical elements.
definition 2: a state of intense or exaggerated enthusiasm, or an expression of this in speech or writing.
The candidate's promises filled the crowd with rhapsodies of joy.Do we have to listen to another rhapsody of his on the subject of baseball?
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