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bal·lad

ballad

 
 
pronunciation:
bae ld
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part of speech: noun
definition: a poem or song that tells a story.
He sang a sad ballad about an old man who died.
synonyms:
poem
similar words:
epic, narrative, story, tale
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derivation: balladic (adj.)
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  literature, music, myth