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Synonyms for ballad
ˈbæl ədbal·lad

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballad, laynoun

    a narrative song with a recurrent refrain

    Synonyms:
    lay

  2. ballad, laynoun

    a narrative poem of popular origin

    Synonyms:
    lay

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. balladnoun

    Synonyms:
    light poem, sentimental song

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ballad":

    ballade, ride, romance, walk

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use ballad in a sentence?

  1. Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Farewell address, quoted on "We Interrupt This Broadcast" CD-ROM:

    And now, like the old soldier of that ballad, I now close my military career, and just fade away...an old soldier who tried to do his duty, as God gave him the light to see that duty. Good-bye.

  2. John Fogerty:

    But I think beautiful is simple and elegant, like a ballad with simple harmony.

  3. Joan Baez:

    During the 'ballad' years for me, the politics was latent; I was just falling in love with the ballads and my boyfriend. And there was the beauty of the songs.

  4. Ellen Brooks:

    This was a pop ballad song done by female singers, so as far as the song choice goes, it's really interesting, it sort of sums up Elvis, pre-fame.

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