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noun as in song

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Personally I reckon “Threnody” will give even Jordan 's page-turners a run for their money.

The ceaseless threnody of the sea seemed to the old man a requiem over dead hopes.

The beautiful "Threnody" on the death of his boy, reveals the sorrow of a soaring mind rather than the grief of a crushed heart.

It is scarcely possible to touch the threnody that follows without marring its pathetic and profound beauty.

This picture was regarded as “a hymn of jubilation for what was attained and a threnody for the sacrifice it had cost.”

No ode or threnody could equal in vibrating passion Captain Scott's last testament.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to threnody, such as: dirge, elegy, poem, and requiem.

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