Synonym: lament. Similar words: elegant, delegate, telegram, telegraph, relegation, electoral college, strategy, panegyric. Meaning: ['elɪdʒɪ] n. a mournful poem; a lament for the dead.
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(1) Mind out! elegy A mournful poem.
(2) Gillian Wearing presents an elegy to one of life's losers.
(3) Yet that tiny elegy speaks forward, too, perhaps, to another vanished relatedness, between Martin and his first wife.
(4) Gennady Rozhdestvensky recited Alexander Pushkin's Elegy, preceded by my reading it in translation.
(5) West's elegy magnifies the warts and the amours, yet gives poetic poignancy to the portraits he draws here.
(6) But it is neither an elegy of the novel nor a grim prediction of its imminent demise.
(7) The sonnet is an emotional elegy, and the tone is mournful.
(8) There are playing beautiful elegy.
(9) To compose an elegy upon or for.
(10) Funeral Elegy, hold a memorial ceremony for youth.
(11) Elegy: Adagio cantabile e rubato(Sentencedict.com ), ind minor.
(12) Similarly, Urian Oakes (1631-81) touches a nerve of agony in these lines of his laborious "Elegy upon the Death of the Reverend Mr. Thomas" (1677).
(13) That perches in the soul and sings the elegy without the words and never stop.
(14) The lonely elegy urges, who let profane lonely read the boudoir?
(15) And he concludes with a wry elegy for the typewriter, a machine that has become, along with the movie projector and the turntable, a fetish and an emblem of superannuated modernity.
(16) The famous Elegy, Written in a Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray, the outstanding poet of English sentimentalism of the 18th century, is the perfection of the sentimental literature.
(17) The writer sings an elegy of concuss the spirit returns to bowel for fool's tragedy destiny.
(18) The border Town is more a grievous custom elegy than a moving love eclogue.
(19) That perches in the soul and sings the elegy without the words, and never stope.
(20) The text researches for the elegy trying to discuss its virtue in literature and aesthetic culture.
(21) This is an elegy for all of them, a haunting and beautiful novel, perfectly filmed by Vittorio de Sica, and awarded an Oscar in 1971.
(22) What begins as a satiric novel of ideas ends as a surprisingly moving elegy.
(23) The protagonist's six-day brief physical leisure trip corresponds with the psychic journey of the discovery of the myth and elegy of Englishness.
(24) Aimless Breeze flaps against the heavy glass windows like playing an ancient elegy.
(25) I only she her smiling face and hear her laught . But the laught come from her tear . Only I can understand her laught is a black elegy . the sound of her heart when it is smashing is her obbligato.
(26) The death of Lincoln deeply touched great American poet, Walt Whitman, and inspired him to create his most superb elegy When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd.
(27) Anything he writes is going to be forced, compelled - and with his forced fingers rude he violates the formal prosodic, the metrical, scheme of his elegy at its very opening.
(28) Compared with the inscription on a Holy Way stele and the inscription on the memorial tablet, the elegy applied in the grave, has much differences in such aspects as the literary style.
(29) Good heavens, what would be more tragic than that elegy!
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