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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To express oneself in an immoderately enthusiastic manner.
  • transitive v. To recite (something) in the manner of a rhapsody.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to show enthusiasm
  • v. to recite a rhapsody

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To utter rhapsodies.
  • transitive v. To utter as a rhapsody, or in the manner of a rhapsody.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To recite rhapsodies; act as a rhapsodist; hence, to express one's self with poetic enthusiasm; speak with an intenseness or exaggeration due to strong feeling.
  • To sing or narrate or recite as a rhapsody; rehearse in the manner of a rhapsody.
  • Also spelled rhapsodise.

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

  • v. say (something) with great enthusiasm
  • v. recite a rhapsody

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