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Dithyramb
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Dithyramb
DITH-ə-ram
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin from Greek, early 17th century
1
A wild choral hymn of ancient Greece, especially one dedicated to Dionysus.
2
A passionate or inflated speech, poem, or other writing.
 
Examples of Dithyramb in a sentence “The revelers joyfully sang a dithyramb as they danced through Athens.” “John delivered an energetic dithyramb on the power of education.”