Swan Song

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A last performance or last words by a singer, writer, actor etc., a last action by someone

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  • Swan has been used in Greek myth and even Shakespeare has used it in his poetry. Swan is considered a mute or silent in many references that only sings or utters something just about to take its last breath. Although nothing happens as such with any swan as they make sounds and live, Ttoday anyone’s last words are called swan song. Thus anyone presenting his last speech or giving farewell is called as he is giving his or her swan song.
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The famous actor moved the entire audience with his amazing swan song; everyone had tears in their eyes.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Swan Song':

swan songA final performance or accomplishment, especially one before retirement.
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