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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A song of mourning.

Usage examples (35)
  • In the end, one or the other will triumph - a funeral dirge will be sung over the Soviet republic or over world capitalism.
  • The sense I get is of Iraq as an undertone, a kind of dirge playing softly beneath the pop charts.
  • If I could write 'dirge' that good, then I'd be a very happy man.
  • She would sit for hours singing or rather mourning out a kind of dirge over herself: for more
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