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An example use of serenade in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… players to serenade the jazz loving …”
A serenade is a musical composition or performance that is sung or played outside a building at night, typically in the hope of attracting a romantic partner.
the word serenade occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that serenade can be often used in the following areas:
1) leisure and entertainment;