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Lyly, John

Pronunciation: /ˈlilē/
(Circa 1554–1606), English prose writer and playwright. His prose romance in two parts, Euphues, The Anatomy of Wit (1578) and Euphues and His England (1580), was written in a style that became known as euphuism.

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Syllabification: Ly·ly, John

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