Definitions

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  • adv. In a rhapsodic way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the manner of rhapsody.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an ecstatic manner

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Examples

  • "The Last Brother" has been rhapsodically translated by Geoffrey Strachan, and there is a purity and sweetness to Raj's feelings for David — whose "blond crown shone like a cluster of golden threads" — that is reminiscent of King David's love for Jonathan.

    Roaming on Urban Streets

  • Has a more rhapsodically mesmerizing term than “investor class” been invented?

    Financial firm

  • At last, Bush had found his mission; he rhapsodically tells Andy Card that day, "You're looking at the first war of the twenty-first century."

    Anis Shivani: The Prince and the Paupers

  • Skelley also waxed rhapsodically over another company's creation of a service that kept customers coming back for more, as described in the W.P. Carey article: Everyone knows you're supposed to get your oil changed every 3,000 miles.

    Best Buy Optimization Is A Big Stupid Annoying Waste Of Money - The Consumerist

  • He rapped rhapsodically about how the program is the strongest thing the government has going against organized crime and that it got mobsters shaking.

    The Mob and Me

  • Like the maskilim, Wengeroff writes rhapsodically of the coming of “enlightenment,” which she depicts as inevitable.

    Pauline Wengeroff.

  • State Department, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and, former President Bill Clinton, all describe, rhapsodically, as a shining beacon of hope for Africa.

    Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative Group on Rwanda

  • Over the weekend, the Associated Press adopted the stance that an agreement is a fait accompli, waxing rhapsodically about NBC's glory days and the grand legacy of the Peacock Network, an entertainment company that defined so many of the familiar rituals that once were TV's standard operating format: Today, The Tonight Show, the evening news.

    Sam Gustin: Comcast's deal with GE for NBC Universal could come this week

  • Like, I mean, he talks about Twinkies very rhapsodically.

    Zombieland On Set Interview: Writers/Producers Paul Wenick and Rhett Reese | /Film

  • She leads off with psychiatrist Stuart Brown, president of the National Institute for Play, speaking rhapsodically about play as essential to children and adults and emphasizing the long-term consequences of play deprivation.

    Young Runners

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