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    melody

    "By 10:30am, we had a thrilling finish, David Weir in the pale blue top was desperately seeking a seventh London Marathon victory, to melody bitter disappointment of the Paralympics."

    The above was a clip from the website: https://www.waazon.com/tv/26316598

    It seems that "melody" doesn't makes sense here. Is "melody" also a verb?

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    Jason

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    Re: melody

    It's "... to mellow the bitter disappointment ...".

    It means that winning the London Marathon made him feel a bit better about not having done as well as he would have hoped at the Paralympics.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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