dithyrambically
adverb see dithyramb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dithyrambically — dith·y·ram·bi·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • dithyrambically — adverb see dithyrambic I …   Useful english dictionary

  • dithyrambic — dithyrambically, adv. /dith euh ram bik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a dithyramb. 2. wildly irregular in form. 3. wildly enthusiastic. [1595 1605; < L dithyrambicus < Gk dithyrambikós. See DITHYRAMB, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • dithyramb — noun (plural dithyrambs) Etymology: Greek dithyrambos Date: circa 1647 1. a usually short poem in an inspired wild irregular strain 2. a statement or writing in an exalted or enthusiastic vein • dithyrambic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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