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corybantic

División en sílabas: cor·y·ban·tic
Pronunciación: /ˌkôrəˈban(t)ik
 
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Definición de corybantic en inglés:

adjetivo

Wild; frenzied.
Example sentences
  • We are at least spared the sight of these noise producers cavorting about the stage in a sort of corybantic frenzy.
  • Where his dexterous playing and effortless meter manipulation often buoyed the band's corybantic compositions, here, he's sadly mollified.
  • Everybody's dead, ‘declares a corybantic Stephanie in the opening line of the play.’

Origen

mid 17th century: from Corybantes, Latin name of the priests of Cybele, a Phrygian goddess of nature who performed wild dances, from Greek Korubantes + -ic.

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