/ (ˈlɪrɪkəl) /

  1. enthusiastic; effusive (esp in the phrase to wax lyrical)

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How to use lyrical in a sentence

  • True hymns are sacred lyrics, and a lyric to be lyrical and heart appealing, must be inevitable.

    Hymns from the East | John Brownlie
  • But what of the love, however expressed, in the lyrical invocation to the brown liqueur?

    Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
  • Who shall sing in lyrical language the exhilaration of such splendid men's work?

    The Underworld | James C. Welsh
  • Still, Andronicus was the first to substitute the Greek drama for the old lyrical stage poetry.

  • In lyrical poetry, the Romans can boast of one of the greatest masters of any age or nation.