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di thuh ram

  • n  a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing
  • n  (ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)

  • The dynamic, petite and greatly gifted Alice Playten makes a spastic dithyramb of her takeoff on Mick Jagger.
  • When he settles down to guzzle beer, which is most of the time, his incredible yarns tumble over each other in a wild Welsh dithyramb in which truth and fact become hopelessly .
  • For the next 20 minutes Teddy repeated his familiar dithyramb to the Kennedys' longtime political handyman.

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