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lyrical

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪrɪkəl/

Translation of lyrical in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [Literat] lleno de lirismo to wax lyrical about sth/sb [humorous/humorístico] he waxed lyrical about the painting/about her puso el cuadro/la puso por las nubes, se deshizo en elogios hablando de la pintura/de ella
    Example sentences
    • Here the creaky melodrama is swept away by Tchaikovsky's lyrical music.
    • Everybody must have this recording in their collection: It is the most sublime music and sophisticated and lyrical jazz ever recorded.
    • The lyrical art writing of John Ashbery, Bill Berkson, and Peter Schjeldhal has obvious affinities with Pater's.
    Example sentences
    • Yet Seferis survived all this, and the lyrical anguish of the poetry is his testament.
    • Since he writes neither drama nor epic, he said, his poetry can only be lyrical.
    • He was portrayed as a brilliant lyrical poet, but an ineffectual dreamer whose poetry improved when he outgrew his youthful radicalism.

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