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lyricism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature, Music
lyricismlyr‧i‧cis‧m /ˈlɪrɪsɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]  ALAPMgentle or romantic emotion, expressed in writing or music The lyricism of Tennyson’s poetry is magnificent.
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lyricismIt is a film whose grace and lyricism have earned it the status of classic: something of real greatness.Bruno Bartoletti drew a skilled, nuanced performance from the Lyric orchestra, artfully balancing the harshness and lyricism of the score.Odd that the plucky, nervous goose has generated so much humor and lyricism 128 over the years.Her prose has always relied on a certain musicality and lyricism to seduce and keep us spellbound.Biscoe is a saxophone virtuoso of great lyricism, passion, stamina, and considerable versatility.Before he died from cancer in 1991, he had produced a mammoth body of beautiful work steeped in lyricism and romanticism.Despite its subject, Menzel adopts an apparently incongruous lyricism and humanity, and a delicate and underplayed comedy.There is a more humble and positive value attached to Morrissey's lyricism.
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