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idrialine | idrialite | idumean | idun | idyl | idyll | idyllic | idyllically | ie | ied | ieoh ming pei

idyll

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Noun
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id=yll

OXFORD DICTIONARY

idyll, n. (also idyl)
1 a short description in verse or prose of a picturesque scene or incident, esp. in rustic life.
2 an episode suitable for such treatment, usu. a love-story.

Derivative
idyllist n. idyllize v.tr. (also -ise).
Etymology
L idyllium f. Gk eidullion, dimin. of eidos form

THESAURUS

idyll

English sonnet, Horatian ode, Italian sonnet, Petrarchan sonnet, Pindaric ode, Sapphic ode, Shakespearean sonnet, alba, anacreontic, balada, ballad, ballade, bucolic, canso, chanson, clerihew, dirge, dithyramb, eclogue, elegy, epic, epigram, epithalamium, epode, epopee, epopoeia, epos, georgic, ghazel, haiku, jingle, limerick, lyric, madrigal, monody, narrative poem, nursery rhyme, ode, palinode, pastoral, pastoral elegy, pastorela, pastourelle, poem, prothalamium, rhyme, rondeau, rondel, roundel, roundelay, satire, sestina, sloka, song, sonnet, sonnet sequence, tanka, tenso, tenzone, threnody, triolet, troubadour poem, verse, verselet, versicle, villanelle, virelay

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