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1. lyre

noun. ['ˈlaɪr'] a harp used by ancient Greeks for accompaniment.

Synonyms

  • trigon

Antonyms

  • right triangle

Etymology

  • λύρα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Lyre

  • barbed-wire
  • reacquire
  • require
  • perspire
  • mcquire
  • mcgwire
  • mcguire
  • martyre
  • maguire
  • inspire
  • inquire
  • glenayre
  • frymire
  • expire
  • striar
  • squire
  • safire
  • retire
  • rehire
  • o'dwyer
  • aspire
  • alkire
  • admire
  • swire
  • spire
  • smyre
  • skier
  • schreyer
  • quire
  • dwire

How do you pronounce lyre?

Pronounce lyre as laɪr.

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Sentences with lyre


1. Adjective
Locate the lyre attachment near the top of the saxophone body.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Put the screw back at the base of your ring and tighten your lyre.

Quotes about lyre


1. People do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre.
- Heraclitus

2. lyre-shaped

adjective. shaped like a lyre.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

3. lyre-flower

noun. garden plant having deep-pink drooping heart-shaped flowers.

Synonyms

  • bleeding heart
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • lyreflower
  • Dicentra spectabilis
  • genus Dicentra
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