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carol

car·ol

carol

 
 
pronunciation:
kae rl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a song of joy, esp. a Christmas hymn.
synonyms:
noŽl
similar words:
hymn, song
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: caroled, caroling, carols
definition 1: to sing a carol or the like joyfully.
similar words:
sing
definition 2: to sing Christmas hymns in a group.
similar words:
sing
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to praise or celebrate by singing.
synonyms:
celebrate, glorify, hymn, praise
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derivation: caroler (n.)
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