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Friday, May 01, 2015

Definitions for rhapsodic

  1. extravagantly enthusiastic; ecstatic.
  2. pertaining to, characteristic of, or of the nature or form of rhapsody.

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Citations for rhapsodic
If you should consume them, I would be more than just happy, perhaps even rhapsodic, and I will personally drive back to the house and get you yet another from my own personal cellar. T. C. Boyle, When the Killing's Done, 2011
To describe them, Joyce brewed a magnificent verbal gruel, rhapsodic and rough, pun-ridden and wild. , "Ulysses: A superb film," Life, March 31, 1967
Origin of rhapsodic
1750-1755
Rhapsodic entered English in the mid-1700s as an adjectival form of rhapsody, which derives from the Greek rhapsōidía meaning "recital of epic poetry."
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