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lyricala. [L. lyricus, Gr. : cf. F. lyrique. See Lyre.].
  •  Of or pertaining to a lyre or harp.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fitted to be sung to the lyre;  [1913 Webster]
  •  expressing deep personal emotion; -- said especially of poetry which expresses the individual emotions of the poet; as, the dancer's lyrical performance.  Milton.  [WordNet 1.5]


lyrical, adj.
1 = LYRIC.
2 resembling, couched in, or using language appropriate to, lyric poetry.
3 colloq. highly enthusiastic (wax lyrical about).

lyrically adv. lyricalness n.



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