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noun as in poem

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Meaning that even if Bartini wasn’t always appreciated in his time, the future could soon be an ode to his work.

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Though the reviews were unfair and unkind, “Endymion” is far from Keats’s best work, and the poems that would establish him as an enduring poet — in particular, the “great odes” of 1819 — were yet to come.

Perhaps the odes require a different form of criticism, one in which feeling is mixed with thinking, passion with reason, the subjective with the objective.

One of Gordana Gerskovic’s found abstractions turns a partly whitewashed wall into a minimalist ode, and Katherine Blakeslee frames monumental outdoor sculpture to highlight the shadows they cast.

It was supposed to be a sweet outing with their grandparents, an ode to generations of tradition and heritage.

This music video is an ode to his one true love, complete with romantic rides on horseback.

The simultaneously upbeat and sentimental ode to friendship is equal parts funk, trance, pop, and R&B.

Minaj dropped her newest single Anaconda on Monday, a Sir Mix-A-Lot sampling ode to her own assets.

“The Ladies Who Lunch,” an ode to jaded Manhattanites, stubbornness, and vodka stingers, became one of her two signature songs.

Korean pop superstar Psy has teamed up with Snoop Dogg to create an indispensable ode to overindulgence.

I will sing an ode to thee, as Hafiz has written and sung many a one to his; peace be to his memory!

The principal classes of lyric poetry are the song, the ode, the elegy, and the sonnet.

An ode is a lyric expressing exalted emotion; it usually has a complex and irregular metrical form.

A volume of her poems appeared in the following year, with Dryden's ode as an introduction.

It became the fashion in college to chant this martial ode whenever Hyacinth was seen approaching.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ode, such as: ballad, composition, limerick, lyric, poesy, and rhyme.

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