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Orphean

/ (ˈɔːfɪən) /
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adjective
of or relating to Orpheus
melodious or enchanting
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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How to use Orphean in a sentence

  • So, too, the Semitic statesman charmed the rudest elements with his Orphean song.

    The Quest for a Lost Race|Thomas E. Pickett
  • Love was the Orphean lute he played upon, sending such sweet melody into the world that its strains have not yet died away.

    The Story of Assisi|Lina Duff Gordon
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