dithyrambic dithyrambic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or in the manner of a dithyramb

Usage(s):

  1. Nor did the times suit his lyrical temperament, which today can express itself in dithyrambic celebrations.
  2. It is thus easier to understand the dithyrambic peroration with which, speaking as if in the presence of the Deity, the Premier opened the Gaullist campaign at a rally in Paris.
  3. The critics saluted in dithyrambic terms Abe Lincoln in Illinois, a timely and fervent chronicle but not much by way of drama.
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