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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rhap·so·dist /ˈræpsədɪst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rhap·so·dist n.
 1. Anciently, one who recited or composed a rhapsody; especially, one whose profession was to recite the verses of Hormer and other epic poets.
 2. Hence, one who recites or sings poems for a livelihood; one who makes and repeats verses extempore.
    The same populace sit for hours listening to rhapsodists who recite Ariosto.   --Carlyle.
 3. One who writes or speaks disconnectedly and with great excitement or affectation of feeling.