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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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odeode /əʊd $ oʊd/ noun [countable]  ALa poem or song written in order to praise a person or thingode to Keats’ ‘Ode to a Nightingale’
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odeNo whining about how tough it will be to start over, no self-congratulatory odes to her own courage.Joe devoted abundant time to ensuring that he had ode of the most impressive wardrobes in town.This inner ode may be called the kernel mode, in which case the intermediate ode is called the supervisor mode.Pindar celebrated that victory in his Ninth Pythian ode.While Cameron Crowe's ode to rock, Almost Famous bagged best original screenplay and best sound.In a touching ode to the team concept, last month Warrior guard Mookie Blaylock skipped a team practice to play golf.Poets wrote triumphal odes for victors at all these games, conferring immortality on them.
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