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represent

  • verb take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
    correspond; stand for.
    • Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin
  • verb express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
    symbolise; typify; symbolize; stand for.
    • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

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ritual_dancing

  • noun a dance that is part of a religious ritual
    ritual dance; ceremonial dance.

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promenade

  • noun a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
    prom.
  • noun a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
    mall.

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lallygag

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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ghost_dance

  • noun a religious dance of Native Americans looking for communication with the dead

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dance

  • noun an artistic form of nonverbal communication
  • noun a party of people assembled for dancing

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cycle_on

  • verb come to the starting point of a cycle

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sign_language

  • noun language expressed by visible hand gestures
    signing.

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jones

  • noun United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
    Mary Harris Jones; Mother Jones.
  • noun United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)
    John Luther Jones; Casey Jones.

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account_for

  • verb be the reason or explanation for
    • The recession accounts for the slow retail business
  • verb give reasons for
    • Can you account for all these absences?

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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gypsy_dancing

  • noun a style of dancing characteristic of the Andalusian Gypsies; vigorous and rhythmic with clapping and stamping of feet
    flamenco.

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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striptease_artist

  • noun a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    ecdysiast; exotic dancer; striptease; stripteaser; peeler; stripper.

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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ballet

  • noun a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
    concert dance.
  • noun music written for a ballet

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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depend

  • verb be contingent upon (something that is elided)
    • That depends
  • verb have faith or confidence in
    count; look; reckon; bet; calculate.
    • you can count on me to help you any time
    • Look to your friends for support
    • You can bet on that!
    • Depend on your family in times of crisis

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folk_dance

  • noun a style of dancing that originated among ordinary people (not in the royal courts)
    folk dancing.
  • verb perform a folk-dance

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prom

  • noun a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
    promenade.

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recurrence

  • noun happening again (especially at regular intervals)
    return.
    • the return of spring

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nominal

  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
    nominal phrase; noun phrase.
  • adjective relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
    • the Russian system of nominal brevity
    • a nominal lists of priests
    • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls

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swoop

  • noun (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
    slide.
    • the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides
  • noun a very rapid raid

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rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; musical rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat
  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    regular recurrence.

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skip

  • noun a gait in which steps and hops alternate
  • noun a mistake resulting from neglect
    omission.

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recycle

  • verb cause to repeat a cycle
  • verb use again after processing
    reprocess; reuse.
    • We must recycle the cardboard boxes

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cotilion

  • noun a ball at which young ladies are presented to society
    cotillion.
  • noun a lively dance originating in France in the 18th century
    cotillion.

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longways

  • noun country dancing performed with couples in two long lines facing each other
    longways dance.
  • adverb in the direction of the length
    lengthways; longitudinally; longwise; lengthwise.
    • He cut the paper lengthwise

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ostinato

  • noun a musical phrase repeated over and over during a composition

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alternating

  • adjective (of a current) reversing direction
    • alternating current
  • verb go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
    jump; alternate.

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tallchief

  • noun United States ballerina who promoted American ballet through tours and television appearances (born in 1925)
    Maria Tallchief.

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predicate

  • noun (logic) what is predicated of the subject of a proposition; the second term in a proposition is predicated of the first term by means of the copula
    • `Socrates is a man' predicates manhood of Socrates
  • noun one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements
    verb phrase.

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bubble_dance

  • noun a solo dance similar to a fan dance except large balloons are used instead of fans

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impend

  • verb be imminent or about to happen
    • Changes are impending

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gravitate

  • verb move toward
    • The conversation gravitated towards politics
  • verb be attracted to
    • Boys gravitate towards girls at that age

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lurk

  • verb lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    skulk.
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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vaslav_nijinsky

  • noun Russian dancer considered by many to be the greatest dancer of the 20th century (1890-1950)
    Nijinsky; Waslaw Nijinsky.

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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merit

  • noun any admirable quality or attribute
    virtue.
    • work of great merit
  • noun the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
    deservingness; meritoriousness.
    • there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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cook

  • noun someone who cooks food
  • noun English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
    Captain Cook; James Cook; Captain James Cook.

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musical_phrase

  • noun a short musical passage
    phrase.

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encounter

  • noun a minor short-term fight
    skirmish; brush; clash.
  • noun a casual or unexpected convergence
    meeting.
    • he still remembers their meeting in Paris
    • there was a brief encounter in the hallway

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brahms

  • noun German composer who developed the romantic style of both lyrical and classical music (1833-1897)
    Johannes Brahms.
  • noun the music of Brahms
    • Brahms was included in the program

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pas_de_deux

  • noun (ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)
    duet.

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recreation

  • noun an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
    diversion.
    • scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists
    • for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles
    • drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation
  • noun activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation
    refreshment.
    • time for rest and refreshment by the pool
    • days of joyous recreation with his friends

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beethoven

  • noun German composer of instrumental music (especially symphonic and chamber music); continued to compose after he lost his hearing (1770-1827)
    van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven.
  • noun the music of Beethoven
    • he enjoyed Beethoven most of all

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peeler

  • noun a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    ecdysiast; exotic dancer; striptease; stripteaser; striptease artist; stripper.
  • noun a worker who peels the skins from fruits and vegetables

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country-dance

  • noun a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
    country dancing; contredanse; contradance; contra danse.
  • verb perform a contradance
    contredanse; contra danse; contradance.

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eugene_curran_kelly

  • noun United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)
    Kelly; Gene Kelly.

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pack

  • noun a large indefinite number
    plurality; battalion; multitude; large number.
    • a battalion of ants
    • a multitude of TV antennas
    • a plurality of religions
  • noun a complete collection of similar things

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cut_across

  • verb travel across or pass over
    traverse; track; pass over; get across; cover; cross; cut through; get over.
    • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
  • verb be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations
    • Opinions on bombing the Serbs cut across party lines

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shimmy

  • noun an abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the front wheels)
    • he could feel the shimmy in the steering wheel
  • noun a woman's sleeveless undergarment
    shift; teddy; slip; chemise.

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baryshnikov

  • noun Russian dancer and choreographer who migrated to the United States (born in 1948)
    Mikhail Baryshnikov.

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throbbing

  • noun an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
    throb; pounding.
    • he felt a throbbing in his head
  • noun a sound with a strong rhythmic beat
    • the throbbing of the engines

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nautch

  • noun an intricate traditional dance in India performed by professional dancing girls
    nauch; nautch dance.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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stand_by

  • verb not act or do anything
    • He just stood by when the police beat up the demonstrators
  • verb be available or ready for a certain function or service
    stick around; stick about.

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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periodicity

  • noun the quality of recurring at regular intervals
    cyclicity.

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paso

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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cost

  • noun the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    price; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

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neuromancer

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chopin

  • noun the music of Chopin
    • he practiced Chopin day and night
  • noun United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)
    Kate O'Flaherty Chopin; Kate Chopin.

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bake

  • verb cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven
    • bake the potatoes
  • verb prepare with dry heat in an oven
    • bake a cake

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prosody

  • noun the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
    inflection.
  • noun (prosody) a system of versification
    poetic rhythm; rhythmic pattern.

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folk

  • noun people in general (often used in the plural)
    folks; common people.
    • they're just country folk
    • folks around here drink moonshine
    • the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next
  • noun a social division of (usually preliterate) people
    tribe.

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even

  • noun the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    eventide; evening; eve.
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
  • verb make level or straight
    even out; level; flush.
    • level the ground

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neo

  • adjective satellite (used as a combining form) recent or new
    • `neo' is a combining form in words like `neocolonialism'

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pronominal

  • noun a phrase that functions as a pronoun
    pronominal phrase.
  • adjective relating to pronouns
    • pronominal reference

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minuet

  • noun a stately court dance in the 17th century
  • noun a stately piece of music composed for dancing the minuet; often incorporated into a sonata or suite

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appear

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    seem; look.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb come into sight or view
    • He suddenly appeared at the wedding
    • A new star appeared on the horizon

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belly_dancer

  • noun a woman who performs a solo belly dance
    exotic belly dancer; exotic dancer.

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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boogie

  • noun an instrumental version of the blues (especially for piano)
    boogie-woogie.
  • verb dance to boogie music

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glissade

  • noun (ballet) a gliding or sliding step in ballet
  • verb perform a glissade, in ballet

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galumph

  • verb move around heavily and clumsily
    • the giant tortoises galumphed around in their pen

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uniform

  • noun clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  • verb provide with uniforms
    • The guards were uniformed

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jaypee

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even_spacing

  • noun regularity of spacing

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ballroom_dancing

  • noun any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
    ballroom dance.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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paso_doble

  • noun a ballroom dance in fast duple time
  • noun music in march time composed for dancing the paso doble; often played at bull fights

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discase

  • verb get undressed
    uncase; peel; strip down; undress; strip; unclothe; disrobe.
    • please don't undress in front of everybody!
    • She strips in front of strangers every night for a living

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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pas_de_quatre

  • noun (ballet) a dance for four people

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cunningham

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1922)
    Merce Cunningham.

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country_dancing

  • noun a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
    country-dance; contredanse; contradance; contra danse.

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rhythmical

  • adjective recurring with measured regularity
    rhythmic.
    • the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy
    • rhythmical prose

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leaping

  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; bounce; bound; leap; saltation.
  • verb move forward by leaps and bounds
    jump; spring; leap; bound.
    • The horse bounded across the meadow
    • The child leapt across the puddle
    • Can you jump over the fence?

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salome

  • noun woman whose dancing beguiled Herod into giving her the head of John the Baptist

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polyphonic_music

  • noun music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
    concerted music; polyphony.

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social_dancing

  • noun dancing as part of a social occasion

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subtend

  • verb be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
    delimit.

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let

  • noun a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
    Army of the Pure; Army of the Righteous; Lashkar-e-Taiba; Lashkar-e-Tayyiba; Lashkar-e-Toiba.
    • Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus
  • noun a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
    net ball.

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apache

  • noun a Parisian gangster
  • noun any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico); fought a losing battle from 1861 to 1886 with the United States and were resettled in Oklahoma

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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backlash

  • noun a movement back from an impact
    repercussion; rebound; recoil.
  • noun an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence
    • there was a backlash of intolerance

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information_technology

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    IT.

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gene_kelly

  • noun United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)
    Kelly; Eugene Curran Kelly.

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buck

  • noun a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting
    vaulting horse; long horse.
  • noun a piece of paper money worth one dollar
    dollar bill; clam; dollar; one dollar bill.

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voice

  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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hula-hula

  • noun a Polynesian rain dance performed by a woman
    hula; Hawaiian dancing.

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ginger_rogers

  • noun United States dancer and film actress who partnered with Fred Astaire (1911-1995)
    Virginia McMath; Rogers; Virginia Katherine McMath.

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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bop

  • noun an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    bebop.
  • noun the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
    Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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shag

  • noun a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded
  • noun a matted tangle of hair or fiber
    • the dog's woolly shag

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square_dancer

  • noun someone who does square dancing

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metre

  • noun the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
    m; meter.
  • noun (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
    beat; cadence; meter; measure.

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bach

  • noun German baroque organist and contrapuntist; composed mostly keyboard music; one of the greatest creators of western music (1685-1750)
    Johann Sebastian Bach.
  • noun the music of Bach
    • he played Bach on the organ

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antiphony

  • noun alternate (responsive) singing by a choir in two parts
  • noun a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response
    antiphon.

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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snake_dance

  • noun a group advancing in a single-file serpentine path
  • noun a ceremonial dance (as by the Hopi) in which snakes are handled or invoked

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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atrioventricular

  • adjective relating to or affecting the atria and ventricles of the heart
    auriculoventricular.
    • atrioventricular disease

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bunny_hug

  • noun a syncopated ballroom dance formerly popular in the US

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fantastic

  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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shuffle

  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    make; shuffling.
  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shambling; shamble; shuffling.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old

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merce_cunningham

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1922)
    Cunningham.

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wedge

  • noun any shape that is triangular in cross section
    wedge shape; cuneus.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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scansion

  • noun analysis of verse into metrical patterns

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stick_by

  • verb be loyal to
    stand by; stick; adhere.
    • She stood by her husband in times of trouble
    • The friends stuck together through the war

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footle

  • verb be about
    loaf; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?
  • verb act foolishly, as by talking nonsense

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massine

  • noun French choreographer and ballet dancer (born in Russia) (1895-1979)
    Leonide Fedorovitch Massine; Leonid Fyodorovich Myasin.

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chorine

  • noun a woman who dances in a chorus line
    chorus girl; showgirl.

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twyla_tharp

  • noun innovative United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1941)
    Tharp.

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slam_dance

  • noun a form of dancing in which dancers slam into one another; normally performed to punk rock
    slam dancing.
  • verb dance the slam dance
    thrash; slam; mosh.

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striptease

  • noun a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    ecdysiast; exotic dancer; stripteaser; striptease artist; peeler; stripper.
  • noun a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
    strip show; strip.
    • she did a strip right in front of everyone

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hawaiian_dancing

  • noun a Polynesian rain dance performed by a woman
    hula-hula; hula.

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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singing

  • noun the act of singing vocal music
    vocalizing.
  • noun disclosing information or giving evidence about another
    telling; tattle.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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transplant

  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
    graft.
  • noun an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)
    transplantation; organ transplant.
    • he had a kidney transplant
    • the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent
    • a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago

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swing_music

  • noun a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
    jive; swing.

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cham

To chew. Obs. or Prov. Eng. Sir T. More.

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jivy

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uniformity

  • noun a condition in which everything is regular and unvarying
  • noun the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)
    uniformness.

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prove

  • verb be shown or be found to be
    turn up; turn out.
    • She proved to be right
    • The medicine turned out to save her life
    • She turned up HIV positive
  • verb establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
    shew; demonstrate; show; establish.
    • The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
    • The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture

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swingy

  • adjective satellite characterized by a buoyant rhythm
    lilting; tripping; swinging.
    • an easy lilting stride
    • the flute broke into a light lilting air
    • a swinging pace
    • a graceful swingy walk
    • a tripping singing measure

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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saltation

  • noun (geology) the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface
  • noun (genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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sublabel

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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program

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    plan; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
    programme.
    • he proposed an elaborate program of public works
    • working mothers rely on the day care program

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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rut

  • noun a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
  • noun a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
    groove.
    • they fell into a conversational rut

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spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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jive

  • noun a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
    swing music; swing.
  • verb dance to jive music; dance the jive

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jiva

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start

  • noun the beginning of anything
    • it was off to a good start
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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landler

  • noun music in triple time for dancing the landler
  • noun a moderately slow Austrian country dance in triple time; involves spinning and clapping

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breathe

  • verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
    respire; take a breath; suspire.
    • I can breathe better when the air is clean
    • The patient is respiring
  • verb be alive
    • Every creature that breathes

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tudor

  • noun an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
    House of Tudor.
  • noun United States dancer and choreographer (born in England) (1909-1987)
    Antony Tudor.

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waltz_around

  • verb dance a waltz
    waltz.

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monophonic

  • adjective satellite designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel
    mono; single-channel.
  • adjective consisting of a single melodic line

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ruralism

  • noun a rural idiom or expression
    rusticism.
  • noun a rural characteristic or trait
    rurality.
    • a place with the rurality of a turnip field

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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musician

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; instrumentalist.
  • noun artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

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refrain

  • noun the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of singers
    chorus.
  • verb resist doing something
    forbear.
    • He refrained from hitting him back
    • she could not forbear weeping

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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instrumental

  • adjective relating to or designed for or performed on musical instruments
    • instrumental compositions
    • an instrumental ensemble
  • adjective satellite serving or acting as a means or aid
    subservient; implemental.
    • instrumental in solving the crime

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drown

  • verb cover completely or make imperceptible
    overwhelm; submerge.
    • I was drowned in work
    • The noise drowned out her speech
  • verb get rid of as if by submerging
    • She drowned her trouble in alcohol

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coruscate

  • verb reflect brightly
    sparkle; scintillate.
    • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside
  • verb be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
    sparkle; scintillate.
    • The musical performance sparkled
    • A scintillating conversation
    • his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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hinduism

The religious doctrines and rites of the Hindoos; Brahmanism.

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sword_dance

  • noun any of various dances by men who step nimbly over swords or flourish them in the air
    sword dancing.

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tharp

  • noun innovative United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1941)
    Twyla Tharp.

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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disrobe

  • verb get undressed
    uncase; peel; strip down; undress; strip; unclothe; discase.
    • please don't undress in front of everybody!
    • She strips in front of strangers every night for a living

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incline

  • noun an elevated geological formation
    slope; side.
    • he climbed the steep slope
    • the house was built on the side of a mountain
  • noun an inclined surface connecting two levels
    ramp.

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leaper

  • noun someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
    bounder.

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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orderliness

  • noun the quality of appreciating method and system
    methodicalness.
  • noun a condition of regular or proper arrangement
    order.
    • he put his desk in order
    • the machine is now in working order

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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befuddle

  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    bedevil; discombobulate; confuse; fox; confound; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher
  • verb make stupid with alcohol
    fuddle.

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astaire

  • noun United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)
    Fred Astaire.

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marie_dolores_eliza_rosanna_gilbert

  • noun Irish dancer (1818-1861)
    Montez; Lola Montez.

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verb_phrase

  • noun one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the predicate contains the verb and its complements
    predicate.

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carioca

  • noun music composed for dancing the carioca
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Rio de Janeiro

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remain

  • verb stay the same; remain in a certain state
    rest; stay.
    • The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it
    • rest assured
    • stay alone
    • He remained unmoved by her tears
    • The bad weather continued for another week
  • verb continue in a place, position, or situation
    continue; stay on; stay.
    • After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser
    • Stay with me, please
    • despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year
    • She continued as deputy mayor for another year

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break_dance

  • noun a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the ground; normally performed to the rhythm of rap music
    break dancing.
  • verb do a break dance
    break-dance; break.
    • Kids were break-dancing at the street corner

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fandango

  • noun a provocative Spanish courtship dance in triple time; performed by a man and a woman playing castanets

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strip_show

  • noun a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
    striptease; strip.
    • she did a strip right in front of everyone

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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compare

  • noun qualities that are comparable
    comparison; equivalence; comparability.
    • no comparison between the two books
    • beyond compare
  • verb examine and note the similarities or differences of
    • John compared his haircut to his friend's
    • We compared notes after we had both seen the movie

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ballet_dancer

  • noun a trained dancer who is a member of a ballet company

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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piece_of_music

  • noun a musical work that has been created
    opus; musical composition; piece; composition.
    • the composition is written in four movements

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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india

A country in Southern Asia; the two peninsulas of Hither and Farther India; in a restricted sense, Hither India, or Hindostan.

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accept

  • verb consider or hold as true
    • I cannot accept the dogma of this church
    • accept an argument
  • verb receive willingly something given or offered
    have; take.
    • The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter
    • I won't have this dog in my house!
    • Please accept my present

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step_dancing

  • noun dancing in which the steps are more important than gestures or postures
    hoofing.

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lilian_alicia_marks

  • noun English ballet dancer (born in 1910)
    Dame Alicia Markova; Markova.

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want

  • noun a state of extreme poverty
    neediness; deprivation; privation.
  • noun the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    deficiency; lack.
    • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem
    • water is the critical deficiency in desert regions
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost

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phrase

  • noun an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • noun a short musical passage
    musical phrase.

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jumble

  • noun a confused multitude of things
    welter; muddle; smother; clutter; mare's nest; fuddle.
  • noun small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
    jumbal.

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serial

  • noun a serialized set of programs
    series.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series
  • noun a periodical that appears at scheduled times
    series; serial publication.

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flamenco

  • noun guitar music composed for dancing the flamenco
  • noun a style of dancing characteristic of the Andalusian Gypsies; vigorous and rhythmic with clapping and stamping of feet
    gypsy dancing.

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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scat

  • noun singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument
    scat singing.
  • verb flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    lam; run; head for the hills; hightail it; bunk; run away; take to the woods; scarper; escape; fly the coop; break away; turn tail.
    • If you see this man, run!
    • The burglars escaped before the police showed up

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heart_rhythm

  • noun the rhythm of a beating heart
    cardiac rhythm.

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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dame_alicia_markova

  • noun English ballet dancer (born in 1910)
    Lilian Alicia Marks; Markova.

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sword

  • noun a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
    steel; brand; blade.

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markova

  • noun English ballet dancer (born in 1910)
    Dame Alicia Markova; Lilian Alicia Marks.

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lounge

  • noun an upholstered seat for more than one person
    sofa; couch.
  • noun a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
    waiting room; waiting area.

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modern_dance

  • noun a style of theatrical dancing that is not as restricted as classical ballet; movements are expressive of feelings

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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pavane

  • noun music composed for dancing the pavane
    pavan.
  • noun a stately court dance of the 16th and 17th centuries
    pavan.

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leonide_fedorovitch_massine

  • noun French choreographer and ballet dancer (born in Russia) (1895-1979)
    Massine; Leonid Fyodorovich Myasin.

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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answer

  • noun a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to reply to a question or request or criticism or accusation
    reply; response.
    • I waited several days for his answer
    • he wrote replies to several of his critics
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    solvent; resolution; solution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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comedy

  • noun light and humorous drama with a happy ending
  • noun a comic incident or series of incidents
    funniness; drollery; clowning.

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maria_tallchief

  • noun United States ballerina who promoted American ballet through tours and television appearances (born in 1925)
    Tallchief.

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cadence

  • noun (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
    beat; metre; meter; measure.
  • noun the close of a musical section

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circular

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • adjective having a circular shape
    round.

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dancing-master

  • noun a professional teacher of dancing
    dance master.

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jazz

  • noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    nothingness; malarky; idle words; malarkey; wind.
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz
  • noun a genre of popular music that originated in New Orleans around 1900 and developed through increasingly complex styles

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ballroom

  • noun large room used mainly for dancing
    dance hall; dance palace.

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arthur_mitchell

  • noun United States dancer who formed the first Black classical ballet company (born in 1934)
    Mitchell.

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mess

  • noun a state of confusion and disorderliness
    messiness; muss; mussiness.
    • the house was a mess
    • she smoothed the mussiness of the bed
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; fix; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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contredanse

  • noun a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
    country dancing; country-dance; contradance; contra danse.
  • verb perform a contradance
    country-dance; contra danse; contradance.

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variant

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variance; discrepancy.
  • noun (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
    strain; var.; form.
    • a new strain of microorganisms

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prepositional_phrase

  • noun a phrase beginning with a preposition

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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spelling

  • noun forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
  • verb orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
    spell out; spell.
    • How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer

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mazurka

  • noun music composed for dancing the mazurka
  • noun a Polish national dance in triple time

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slam_dancing

  • noun a form of dancing in which dancers slam into one another; normally performed to punk rock
    slam dance.
  • verb dance the slam dance
    thrash; slam dance; slam; mosh.

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kelly

  • noun United States circus clown (1898-1979)
    Weary Willie; Emmett Kelly.
  • noun United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)
    Grace Patricia Kelly; Princess Grace of Monaco; Grace Kelly.

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tarantelle

  • noun a lively whirling Italian dance for two persons
    tarantella.

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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cha-cha-cha

  • noun a modern ballroom dance from Latin America; small steps and swaying movements of the hips
    cha-cha.

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tarantella

  • noun music composed in six-eight time for dancing the tarantella
  • noun a lively whirling Italian dance for two persons
    tarantelle.

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stay_on

  • verb continue in a place, position, or situation
    remain; continue; stay.
    • After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser
    • Stay with me, please
    • despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year
    • She continued as deputy mayor for another year

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ricochet

  • noun a glancing rebound
    carom.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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si

  • noun a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors
    silicon; atomic number 14.
  • noun a complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (candela)
    Systeme International; SI unit; SI system; International System of Units; International System; Systeme International d'Unites.
    • Today the United States is the only country in the world not totally committed to the Systeme International d'Unites

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verb

  • noun the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
  • noun a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence

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valse

  • noun a ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat
    waltz.

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enter

  • verb to come or go into
    move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; get in.
    • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
  • verb become a participant; be involved in
    participate.
    • enter a race
    • enter an agreement
    • enter a drug treatment program
    • enter negotiations

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unclothe

  • verb strip
    • unclothe your heart of envy
  • verb take the covers off
    • She unclothed her innermost feelings

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kick_back

  • verb pay a kickback; make an illegal payment
  • verb spring back, as from a forceful thrust
    recoil; kick.
    • The gun kicked back into my shoulder

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interpretative_dance

  • noun a form of modern dance in which the dancer's movements depict an emotion or tell a story
    interpretive dance; interpretive dancing; interpretative dancing.

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common_meter

  • noun the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad
    common measure.

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tapper

  • noun a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
    tapster.
  • noun a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly
    • finger tappers irritated her

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talk

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • noun discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

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leonid_fyodorovich_myasin

  • noun French choreographer and ballet dancer (born in Russia) (1895-1979)
    Leonide Fedorovitch Massine; Massine.

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polytonality

  • noun music that uses two or more different keys at the same time
    polytonalism.

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ligature

  • noun (music) a group of notes connected by a slur
  • noun character consisting of two or more letters combined into one

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soft-shoe_dancing

  • noun tap dancing wearing shoes that have soft soles
    soft-shoe; soft-shoe shuffle.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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deck

  • noun any of various platforms built into a vessel
  • noun street name for a packet of illegal drugs

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essence

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • noun any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted

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astronomical

  • adjective relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
    astronomic.
    • astronomic telescope
  • adjective satellite inconceivably large
    galactic; astronomic.

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come_in_for

  • verb be subject to or the object of
    • The governor came in for a lot of criticism

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tapdance

  • verb dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes
    tap.
    • Glover tapdances better than anybody

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meter

  • noun the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
    m; metre.
  • noun any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity

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reverberate

  • verb ring or echo with sound
    ring; echo; resound.
    • the hall resounded with laughter
  • verb have a long or continuing effect
    • The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life

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stamper

  • noun a workman whose job is to form or cut out by applying a mold or die (either by hand or by operating a stamping machine)
  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stomper; tramper; trampler.

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weigh

  • verb have a certain weight
  • verb show consideration for; take into account
    count; consider.
    • You must consider her age
    • The judge considered the offender's youth and was lenient

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suffer

  • verb undergo or be subjected to
    endure.
    • He suffered the penalty
    • Many saints suffered martyrdom
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    sustain; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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jig

  • noun music in three-four time for dancing a jig
    gigue.
  • noun a fisherman's lure with one or more hooks that is jerked up and down in the water

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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apache_dance

  • noun a violent fast dance in French vaudeville (an apache is a member of the French underworld)

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uniformness

  • noun the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)
    uniformity.

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folk_dancer

  • noun someone who does folk dances

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set_phrase

  • noun an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
    phrase; idiom; idiomatic expression; phrasal idiom.

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sappho

  • noun the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; much admired although only fragments of her poetry have been preserved (6th century BC)

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cool

  • noun the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
    • the cool of early morning
  • noun great coolness and composure under strain
    sang-froid; aplomb; poise; assuredness.
    • keep your cool

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into

To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.

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harmony

  • noun compatibility in opinion and action
    harmoniousness.
  • noun the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
    musical harmony.

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vocal_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal.
  • noun music that is vocalized (as contrasted with instrumental music)

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interrelate

  • verb be in a relationship with
    relate.
    • How are these two observations related?
  • verb place into a mutual relationship
    • I cannot interrelate these two events

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lollygag

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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kachina

  • noun a masked dancer during a Pueblo religious ceremony who is thought to embody some particular spirit
  • noun a deified spirit of the Pueblo people

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rogers

  • noun United States humorist remembered for his homespun commentary on politics and American society (1879-1935)
    Will Rogers; William Penn Adair Rogers.
  • noun United States dancer and film actress who partnered with Fred Astaire (1911-1995)
    Virginia McMath; Ginger Rogers; Virginia Katherine McMath.

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idiomatic

  • adjective of or relating to or conforming to idiom
    idiomatical.
    • idiomatic English

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make_sense

  • verb be reasonable or logical or comprehensible
    add up.

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nonsense

  • noun a message that seems to convey no meaning
    bunk; hokum; meaninglessness; nonsensicality.
  • noun ornamental objects of no great value
    gimcrackery; trumpery; falderol; frill; gimcrack; folderal.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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dancing_partner

  • noun one of a pair of people who dance together

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ballroom_dance

  • noun any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
    ballroom dancing.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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ruth_st._denis

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ted Shawn (1877-1968)
    Saint Denis; St. Denis; Ruth Saint Denis.

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bullshit

  • noun obscene words for unacceptable behavior
    crap; horseshit; Irish bull; dogshit; bull; shit.
    • I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk
    • what he said was mostly bull
  • verb speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
    fake; bull; talk through one's hat.
    • The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it

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trip_the_light_fantastic

  • verb move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
    dance; trip the light fantastic toe.
    • My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio

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bedevil

  • verb treat cruelly
    rag; crucify; dun; frustrate; torment.
    • The children tormented the stuttering teacher
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    discombobulate; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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trad

  • noun traditional jazz as revived in the 1950s

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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dance_music

  • noun a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing
    ballroom music; danceroom music.
  • noun music to dance to

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wagner

  • noun Austrian architect and pioneer of modern architecture (1841-1918)
    Otto Wagner.
  • noun German composer of operas and inventor of the musical drama in which drama and spectacle and music are fused (1813-1883)
    Richard Wagner; Wilhelm Richard Wagner.

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composition

  • noun the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
    composing.
    • harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art
  • noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; make-up; makeup; constitution.

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syncopation

  • noun (phonology) the loss of sounds from within a word (as in `fo'c'sle' for `forecastle')
    syncope.
  • noun a musical rhythm accenting a normally weak beat

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sapphic

  • adjective satellite a meter used by Sappho and named after her
  • adjective satellite of or relating to or characterized by homosexual relations between woman
    lesbian.

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morris

A Moorish dance, usually performed by a single dancer, who accompanies the dance with castanets.

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agnes_george_de_mille

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer who introduced formal dance to a wide audience (1905-1993)
    Agnes de Mille; de Mille.

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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bebop

  • noun an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    bop.
  • verb dance the bebop
    bop.

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alicia_alonso

  • noun Cuban dancer and choreographer (born in 1921)
    Alonso.

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war_dance

  • noun a ceremonial dance performed before a battle or after a victory

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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clog_dance

  • noun a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
    clog dancing; clog.

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gape

  • noun an expression of openmouthed astonishment
  • noun a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)

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formulate

  • verb elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
    explicate; develop.
    • Could you develop the ideas in your thesis
  • verb come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    devise; contrive; invent; excogitate; forge.
    • excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

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duncan

  • noun United States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927)
    Isadora Duncan.

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bump

  • noun a lump on the body caused by a blow
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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cuban_heel

  • noun a broad heel of medium height on women's shoes

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moon_about

  • verb be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed
    mope; moon around.

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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related

  • adjective being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics
    related to.
    • painting and the related arts
    • school-related activities
    • related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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skank

  • noun any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
    crud; filth.
  • noun a rhythmic dance to reggae music performed by bending forward and extending the hands while bending the knees

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connect

  • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    tie; link; link up.
    • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
    • Tie the ropes together
    • Link arms
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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classical_ballet

  • noun a style of ballet based on precise conventional steps performed with graceful and flowing movements

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girl

  • noun a young woman
    young woman; fille; missy; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
  • noun a youthful female person
    female child; little girl.
    • the baby was a girl
    • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle

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turn_up

  • verb appear or become visible; make a showing
    show up; come out; surface; come on.
    • She turned up at the funeral
    • I hope the list key is going to surface again
  • verb bend or lay so that one part covers the other
    fold up; fold.
    • fold up the newspaper
    • turn up your collar

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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pounce

  • noun the act of pouncing
  • verb move down on as if in an attack
    swoop.
    • The raptor swooped down on its prey
    • The teacher swooped down upon the new students

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jive

  • noun a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
    swing music; swing.
  • verb dance to jive music; dance the jive

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alonso

  • noun Cuban dancer and choreographer (born in 1921)
    Alicia Alonso.

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hoof

  • noun the foot of an ungulate mammal
  • noun the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

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cardiac_rhythm

  • noun the rhythm of a beating heart
    heart rhythm.

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adhere

  • verb be compatible or in accordance with
    • You must adhere to the rules
  • verb follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
    • They adhered to their plan

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hang_around

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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sparkle

  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    spark; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes
  • noun the occurrence of a small flash or spark
    glitter; coruscation.

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vlbi

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anna_pavlova

  • noun Russian ballerina (1882-1931)
    Pavlova.

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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ballet_mistress

  • noun a woman who directs and teaches and rehearses dancers for a ballet company

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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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belly_dancing

  • noun a Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen
    danse du ventre; belly dance.
  • verb perform a belly dance
    belly dance.

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give_voice

  • verb put into words or an expression
    phrase; articulate; word; formulate.
    • He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

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jive

  • noun a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; flowing rhythms but less complex than later styles of jazz
    swing music; swing.
  • verb dance to jive music; dance the jive

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hula

  • noun a Polynesian rain dance performed by a woman
    hula-hula; Hawaiian dancing.

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jivey

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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body_forth

  • verb represent in bodily form
    embody; substantiate; incarnate.
    • He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system
    • The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist

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monophony

  • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
    monophonic music; monody.

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tap_dancing

  • noun a dance step tapped out audibly with the feet
    tap dance.
  • verb perform a tap dance
    tap dance.

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lisa

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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mistress

  • noun an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man
    kept woman; fancy woman.
  • noun a woman schoolteacher (especially one regarded as strict)
    schoolma'am; schoolmistress; schoolmarm.

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quickstep

  • noun military march accompanying quick time
  • noun a ballroom dance with both quick and slow steps

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contra_danse

  • noun a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
    country dancing; country-dance; contredanse; contradance.
  • verb perform a contradance
    country-dance; contredanse; contradance.

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chorus_girl

  • noun a woman who dances in a chorus line
    showgirl; chorine.

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stiletto_heel

  • noun a very high narrow heel on women's shoes
    spike heel; spike.

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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pas_seul

  • noun (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure
    variation.

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automatic

  • noun light machine gun
    automatic rifle; machine rifle.
  • noun a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
    automatic pistol.

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ritual

  • noun any customary observance or practice
    rite.
  • noun the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies

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tap_dancer

  • noun a dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes
    tapper.

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filter

  • noun device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  • noun an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it

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ritual_dance

  • noun a dance that is part of a religious ritual
    ceremonial dance; ritual dancing.

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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reeler

  • noun someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall
    staggerer; totterer.
  • noun a dancer of reels

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morris_dance

  • noun any of various English folk dances performed by dancers in costume
    morris dancing.

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nodal

Of the nature of, or relating to, a node; as, a nodal point.

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timed

  • adjective satellite regularly spaced in time
    • closely timed intervals
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time; clock.
    • he clocked the runners

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galina_ulanova

  • noun Russian ballet dancer (1910-1998)
    Galina Sergeevna Ulanova; Ulanova.

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virginia_mcmath

  • noun United States dancer and film actress who partnered with Fred Astaire (1911-1995)
    Ginger Rogers; Rogers; Virginia Katherine McMath.

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exotic

  • adjective satellite being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    alien.
    • alien customs
    • exotic plants in a greenhouse
    • exotic cuisine
  • adjective satellite strikingly strange or unusual
    • an exotic hair style
    • protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants
    • the exotic landscape of a dead planet

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rhumba

  • noun syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba
    rumba.
  • noun a folk dance in duple time that originated in Cuba with Spanish and African elements; features complex footwork and violent movement
    rumba.

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incarnate

  • verb make concrete and real
  • verb represent in bodily form
    embody; substantiate; body forth.
    • He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system
    • The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist

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handel

  • noun a prolific British baroque composer (born in Germany) remembered best for his oratorio Messiah (1685-1759)
    Georg Friedrich Handel; George Frideric Handel; George Frederick Handel.
  • noun the music of Handel

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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relate

  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all
  • verb be relevant to
    touch on; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
    • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
    • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

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popularism

  • noun music adapted to the understanding and taste of the majority

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courante

  • noun a court dance of the 16th century; consisted of short advances and retreats

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confuse

  • verb mistake one thing for another
    confound.
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    bedevil; discombobulate; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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noun

  • noun a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
  • noun the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition

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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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intoned

  • adjective satellite uttered in a monotonous cadence or rhythm as in chanting
    singsong; chantlike.
    • their chantlike intoned prayers
    • a singsong manner of speaking
  • verb utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically
    chant; tone; intone.
    • The students chanted the same slogan over and over again

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disinvest

  • verb deprive of status or authority
    divest.
    • he was divested of his rights and his title
    • They disinvested themselves of their rights
  • verb reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)
    divest.
    • The company decided to divest
    • the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property
    • There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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noun_phrase

  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
    nominal phrase; nominal.

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periodical

  • noun a publication that appears at fixed intervals
  • adjective happening or recurring at regular intervals
    periodic.
    • the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust

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saint_denis

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ted Shawn (1877-1968)
    Ruth St. Denis; St. Denis; Ruth Saint Denis.

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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ballet_master

  • noun a man who directs and teaches and rehearses dancers for a ballet company

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fancy-dress_ball

  • noun a ball at which guests wear costumes and masks
    masked ball; masquerade ball.

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conga

  • noun music composed for dancing the conga
  • noun a Latin American dance of 3 steps and a kick by people in single file

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given

  • noun an assumption that is taken for granted
    presumption; precondition.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    give.
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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deceptive

  • adjective satellite causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true
    delusory.
    • deceptive calm
    • a delusory pleasure
  • adjective satellite designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
    shoddy; misleading.
    • the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm
    • deliberately deceptive packaging
    • a misleading similarity
    • statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading
    • shoddy business practices

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festival

  • noun a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
  • noun an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
    fete.
    • a drama festival

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tango

  • noun a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
  • noun music written in duple time for dancing the tango

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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contra

A Latin adverb and preposition, signifying against, contrary, in opposition, etc., entering as a prefix into the composition of many English words. Cf. Counter, adv. & pref.

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wineglass_heel

  • noun a heel on a woman's shoe in the shape of a wineglass

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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stock

  • noun the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
    • he owns a controlling share of the company's stock
  • noun the merchandise that a shop has on hand
    inventory.
    • they carried a vast inventory of hardware
    • they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory

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boil

  • noun a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
    furuncle.
  • noun the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level
    boiling point.
    • they brought the water to a boil

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professional_dancer

  • noun a performer who dances professionally
    terpsichorean; dancer.

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urban

  • adjective relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • urban sociology
    • urban development
  • adjective located in or characteristic of a city or city life
    • urban property owners
    • urban affairs
    • urban manners

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hug

  • noun a tight or amorous embrace
    squeeze; clinch.
    • come here and give me a big hug
  • verb squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
    squeeze; embrace; bosom.
    • Hug me, please
    • They embraced
    • He hugged her close to him

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discombobulate

  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; bewilder.
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    bedevil; confuse; fox; confound; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher

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bouncing

  • noun rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
    bounce.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile; ricochet.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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serialism

  • noun 20th century music that uses a definite order of notes as a thematic basis for a musical composition
    serial music.

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embellish

  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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obsolete

  • adjective satellite no longer in use
    disused.
    • obsolete words

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nauch

  • noun an intricate traditional dance in India performed by professional dancing girls
    nautch dance; nautch.

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overdrive

  • noun the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration
    • Troops are ready to go into overdrive as soon as the signal is given
    • Melissa's brain was in overdrive
  • noun a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power

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pyrrhic

  • noun a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables
    dibrach.
  • noun an ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare

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charleston

  • noun state capital of West Virginia in the central part of the state on the Kanawha river
    capital of West Virginia.
  • noun a port city in southeastern South Carolina

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singsong

  • noun a regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation
  • noun informal group singing of popular songs
    singalong.

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pronominal_phrase

  • noun a phrase that functions as a pronoun
    pronominal.

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lindy_hop

  • noun an energetic American dance that was popular in the 1930s (probably named for the aviator Charles Lindbergh)
    lindy.

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grace

  • noun (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    state of grace; saving grace.
    • the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    • it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    • the Virgin lived in a state of grace
  • noun elegance and beauty of movement or expression
    gracility.
    • a beautiful figure which she used in subtle movements of unparalleled grace

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specify

  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; condition; stipulate.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
  • verb decide upon or fix definitely
    set; fix; limit; determine; define.
    • fix the variables
    • specify the parameters

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masked_ball

  • noun a ball at which guests wear costumes and masks
    masquerade ball; fancy-dress ball.

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cyclic

  • adjective conforming to the Carnot cycle
  • adjective forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl
    • cyclic petals
    • cyclic flowers

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require

  • verb require as useful, just, or proper
    call for; necessitate; involve; need; take; demand; ask; postulate.
    • It takes nerve to do what she did
    • success usually requires hard work
    • This job asks a lot of patience and skill
    • This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice
    • This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert
    • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent
  • verb consider obligatory; request and expect
    ask; expect.
    • We require our secretary to be on time
    • Aren't we asking too much of these children?
    • I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons

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toe_dancing

  • noun a dance performed on tiptoe
    toe dance.

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come_in_handy

  • verb be useful for a certain purpose

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nominal_phrase

  • noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
    noun phrase; nominal.

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vocal

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal music.
  • noun a short musical composition with words
    song.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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loiter

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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embody

  • verb represent in bodily form
    substantiate; incarnate; body forth.
    • He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system
    • The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist
  • verb represent, as of a character on stage
    be; personify.
    • Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

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ski_jump

  • noun a steep downward ramp from which skiers jump
  • verb jump on skis

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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jamison

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1944)
    Judith Jamison.

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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rhythmic

  • adjective recurring with measured regularity
    rhythmical.
    • the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy
    • rhythmical prose

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lilting

  • adjective satellite characterized by a buoyant rhythm
    swingy; tripping; swinging.
    • an easy lilting stride
    • the flute broke into a light lilting air
    • a swinging pace
    • a graceful swingy walk
    • a tripping singing measure
  • verb articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way
    lilt.

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curvet

  • noun a light leap by a horse in which both hind legs leave the ground before the forelegs come down
    vaulting.
  • verb perform a leap where both hind legs come off the ground, of a horse

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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samba

  • noun large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood
    obeche; arere; Triplochiton scleroxcylon; obechi.
  • noun music composed for dancing the samba

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slam

  • noun winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
    sweep.
  • noun the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects

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monody

  • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
    monophony; monophonic music.

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need

  • noun a condition requiring relief
    demand.
    • she satisfied his need for affection
    • God has no need of men to accomplish His work
    • there is a demand for jobs
  • noun anything that is necessary but lacking
    want.
    • he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs
    • I tried to supply his wants

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seem

  • verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
    look; appear.
    • She seems to be sleeping
    • This appears to be a very difficult problem
    • This project looks fishy
    • They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
  • verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
    appear.
    • It seems that he is very gifted
    • It appears that the weather in California is very bad

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idiomatic_expression

  • noun an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
    phrase; idiom; set phrase; phrasal idiom.

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pas_de_trois

  • noun (ballet) a dance for three people

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round_dance

  • noun a folk dance; dancers form a circle
    ring dance.
  • noun a ballroom dance characterized by revolving movement
    round dancing.

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cool_jazz

  • noun jazz that is restrained and fluid and marked by intricate harmonic structures often lagging slightly behind the beat

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sell

  • noun the activity of persuading someone to buy
    • it was a hard sell
  • verb exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
    • He sold his house in January
    • She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

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judith_jamison

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1944)
    Jamison.

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interpretative_dancing

  • noun a form of modern dance in which the dancer's movements depict an emotion or tell a story
    interpretative dance; interpretive dance; interpretive dancing.

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dancing

  • noun taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
    dance; terpsichore; saltation.
  • verb move in a graceful and rhythmical way
    dance.
    • The young girl danced into the room

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mozart

  • noun prolific Austrian composer and child prodigy; master of the classical style in all its forms of his time (1756-1791)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
  • noun the music of Mozart
    • the concert was mostly Mozart

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saltate

  • verb move by saltation
    • The sand grains are saltated by the wind
  • verb leap or skip, often in dancing
    • These fish swim with a saltating motion

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repercussion

  • noun a remote or indirect consequence of some action
    reverberation.
    • his declaration had unforeseen repercussions
    • reverberations of the market crash were felt years later
  • noun a movement back from an impact
    rebound; recoil; backlash.

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lilt

  • noun a jaunty rhythm in music
    swing.
  • verb articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way

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cotillion

  • noun a ball at which young ladies are presented to society
    cotilion.
  • noun a lively dance originating in France in the 18th century
    cotilion.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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hum

  • noun the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    busyness.
    • they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers
    • there is a constant hum of military preparation
  • noun an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan
    Al Faran; Harkat ul-Mujahedeen; HUA; Harkat-ul-Mujahidin; Harkat ul-Ansar; Movement of Holy Warriors.

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stage_dancing

  • noun a show involving artistic dancing
    choreography.

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begin

  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down; commence.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now
  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    Menachem Begin.

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chasse

  • noun (ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading
    sashay.
  • verb perform a chasse step, in ballet
    sashay.

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mosh

  • verb dance the slam dance
    thrash; slam dance; slam.

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polytonalism

  • noun music that uses two or more different keys at the same time
    polytonality.

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metrics

  • noun the study of poetic meter and the art of versification
    prosody.
  • noun a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
    metric function; metric.

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yawn

  • noun an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
    oscitance; yawning; oscitancy.
    • he could not suppress a yawn
    • the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop
    • he apologized for his oscitancy
  • verb utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired
    • The child yawned during the long performance

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regular

  • noun a regular patron
    fixture; habitue.
    • an habitue of the racetrack
    • a bum who is a Central Park fixture
  • noun a soldier in the regular army

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be_given

  • verb have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
    run; incline; lean; tend.
    • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
    • These dresses run small
    • He inclined to corpulence

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radio_astronomy

  • noun the branch of astronomy that detects and studies the radio waves emitted by celestial bodies

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isadora_duncan

  • noun United States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927)
    Duncan.

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phrasal

  • adjective of or relating to or functioning as a phrase
    • phrasal verb

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suck

  • noun the act of sucking
    suction; sucking.
  • verb draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
    • suck the poison from the place where the snake bit
    • suck on a straw
    • the baby sucked on the mother's breast

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scottish_reel

  • noun a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps
    reel.

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singer

  • noun a person who sings
    vocalizer; vocalist; vocaliser.
  • noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
    Isaac Merrit Singer; Isaac M. Singer.

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gigue

  • noun music in three-four time for dancing a jig
    jig.

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farandole

  • noun a lively dance from Provence; all the dancers join hands and execute various figures

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corn_dance

  • noun a rain dance of Amerindians

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comedy_ballet

  • noun a ballet that stresses the drama with features of comedy

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monophonic_music

  • noun music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
    monophony; monody.

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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rotary

  • noun a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island
    traffic circle; circle; roundabout.
    • the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary
  • noun electrical converter consisting of a synchronous machine that converts alternating to direct current or vice versa
    rotary converter; synchronous converter.

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two-step

  • noun a ballroom dance in duple meter; marked by sliding steps
  • verb dance the two-step

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uncase

  • verb get undressed
    peel; strip down; undress; strip; unclothe; disrobe; discase.
    • please don't undress in front of everybody!
    • She strips in front of strangers every night for a living

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clog_dancing

  • noun a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
    clog dance; clog.

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comprise

  • verb be composed of
    consist.
    • The land he conquered comprised several provinces
    • What does this dish consist of?
  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    incorporate; contain.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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organism

  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    being.
  • noun a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
    • the social organism

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pavan

  • noun music composed for dancing the pavane
    pavane.
  • noun a stately court dance of the 16th and 17th centuries
    pavane.

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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terminate

  • verb bring to an end or halt
    end.
    • She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime
    • The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I
  • verb have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
    stop; cease; finish; end.
    • the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed
    • Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other
    • My property ends by the bushes
    • The symphony ends in a pianissimo

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cancan

  • noun a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line

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choreography

  • noun a show involving artistic dancing
    stage dancing.
  • noun the representation of dancing by symbols as music is represented by notes

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radio

  • noun medium for communication
    wireless; radiocommunication.
  • noun an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    receiving set; wireless; radio receiver; tuner; radio set.

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shoe

  • noun footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
  • noun (card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time

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tamara_karsavina

  • noun Russian dancer who danced with Nijinsky (1885-1978)
    Karsavina.

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melody

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the perception of pleasant arrangements of musical notes
    tonal pattern.

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hepcat

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translation

  • noun a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    rendering; interlingual rendition; version.
  • noun a uniform movement without rotation

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trot

  • noun a slow pace of running
    lope; jog.
  • noun radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
    Trotskyite; Trotskyist.

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caper

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  • noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

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exotic_belly_dancer

  • noun a woman who performs a solo belly dance
    belly dancer; exotic dancer.

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producer

  • noun someone who manufactures something
    manufacturer.
  • noun someone who finds financing for and supervises the making and presentation of a show (play or film or program or similar work)

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be_well

  • verb be healthy; feel good
    • She has not been well lately

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stravinsky

  • noun composer who was born in Russia but lived in the United States after 1939 (1882-1971)
    Igor Stravinsky; Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky.
  • noun the music of Stravinsky
    • Stravinsky no longer causes riots in the streets

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tap_dance

  • noun a dance step tapped out audibly with the feet
    tap dancing.
  • verb perform a tap dance

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prepositional

  • adjective of or relating to or formed with a preposition
    • prepositional phrase

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nautch_girl

  • noun a professional dancing girl in India

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nijinsky

  • noun Russian dancer considered by many to be the greatest dancer of the 20th century (1890-1950)
    Waslaw Nijinsky; Vaslav Nijinsky.

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instrumentalist

  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    player; musician.

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new_jazz

  • noun any of various styles of jazz that appeared after 1940
    modern jazz; neo jazz.

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capriole

  • noun (dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump
  • noun a playful leap or hop
    caper.

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danse_du_ventre

  • noun a Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen
    belly dancing; belly dance.

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do

  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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invariability

  • noun a quality of uniformity and lack of variation
    evenness.
  • noun the quality of being resistant to variation
    invariableness; invariance.

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sword_dancing

  • noun any of various dances by men who step nimbly over swords or flourish them in the air
    sword dance.

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lola_montez

  • noun Irish dancer (1818-1861)
    Montez; Marie Dolores Eliza Rosanna Gilbert.

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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stomp

  • noun a dance involving a rhythmical stamping step
  • verb walk heavily
    stamp; stump.
    • The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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rudolf_nureyev

  • noun Russian dancer who was often the partner of Dame Margot Fonteyn and who defected to the United States in 1961 (born in 1938)
    Nureyev.

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instrumental_music

  • noun music intended to be performed by a musical instrument or group of instruments
  • noun music produced by playing a musical instrument

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break_dancing

  • noun a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the ground; normally performed to the rhythm of rap music
    break dance.
  • verb do a break dance
    break-dance; break; break dance.
    • Kids were break-dancing at the street corner

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joint

  • noun (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
    articulatio; articulation.
  • noun a disreputable place of entertainment

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danse

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du

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tramper

  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stamper; stomper; trampler.
  • noun a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
    hiker; tramp.

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artist

  • noun a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
    creative person.

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melodic_line

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; strain; melody; line; tune.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven

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terpsichorean

  • noun a performer who dances professionally
    dancer; professional dancer.
  • adjective of or relating to dancing
    • her terpsichorean activities

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disco

  • noun popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
    disco music.
  • noun a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
    discotheque.

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let_go

  • verb release, as from one's grip
    release; relinquish; let go of.
    • Let go of the door handle, please!
    • relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall
  • verb be relaxed
    • Don't be so worried all the time--just let go!

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scintillate

  • verb give off
    • the substance scintillated sparks and flashes
  • verb reflect brightly
    sparkle; coruscate.
    • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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contain

  • verb include or contain; have as a component
    incorporate; comprise.
    • A totally new idea is comprised in this paper
    • The record contains many old songs from the 1930's
  • verb contain or hold; have within
    carry; hold; bear.
    • The jar carries wine
    • The canteen holds fresh water
    • This can contains water

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methodicalness

  • noun the quality of appreciating method and system
    orderliness.

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gibson

  • noun United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
    Charles Dana Gibson; C. D. Gibson.
  • noun Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
    Mel Gibson; Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson.

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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concert

  • noun a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging
  • verb contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement

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burst

  • noun the act of exploding or bursting
    explosion.
    • the explosion of the firecrackers awoke the children
    • the burst of an atom bomb creates enormous radiation aloft
  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fusillade; volley; salvo.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise

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schottische

  • noun music performed for dancing the schottische
  • noun a German round dance resembling a slow polka

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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neo_jazz

  • noun any of various styles of jazz that appeared after 1940
    modern jazz; new jazz.

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exotic_dancer

  • noun a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    ecdysiast; striptease; stripteaser; striptease artist; peeler; stripper.
  • noun a woman who performs a solo belly dance
    exotic belly dancer; belly dancer.

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hot_jazz

  • noun jazz that is emotionally charged and intense and marked by strong rhythms and improvisation

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barn

  • noun an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
  • noun (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter
    b.

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tripping

  • adjective satellite characterized by a buoyant rhythm
    swingy; lilting; swinging.
    • an easy lilting stride
    • the flute broke into a light lilting air
    • a swinging pace
    • a graceful swingy walk
    • a tripping singing measure
  • verb miss a step and fall or nearly fall
    stumble; trip.
    • She stumbled over the tree root

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diverge

  • verb move or draw apart
    • The two paths diverge here
  • verb have no limits as a mathematical series

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put_out

  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    disoblige; bother; inconvenience; incommode; discommode; trouble.
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...
  • verb put out considerable effort
    • He put out the same for seven managers

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add_up

  • verb develop into
    amount; come.
    • This idea will never amount to anything
    • nothing came of his grandiose plans
  • verb determine the sum of
    tot up; sum; tally; tote up; tot; add; summate; total; sum up; add together.
    • Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town

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beautify

  • verb make more beautiful
    fancify; embellish; prettify.
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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metrical_unit

  • noun (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
    foot; metrical foot.

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toe_dance

  • noun a dance performed on tiptoe
    toe dancing.

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mope

  • noun someone who wastes time
    dallier; dillydallier; lounger; dilly-dallier.
  • verb move around slowly and aimlessly
    mope around.

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modern_jazz

  • noun any of various styles of jazz that appeared after 1940
    neo jazz; new jazz.

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across

  • adverb to the opposite side
    • the football field was 300 feet across
  • adverb transversely
    crosswise; crossways.
    • the marble slabs were cut across

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showgirl

  • noun a woman who dances in a chorus line
    chorus girl; chorine.

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europe

  • noun the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    European Community; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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latin

Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the Latin language.

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phrasal_idiom

  • noun an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up
    phrase; idiom; set phrase; idiomatic expression.

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hoofing

  • noun dancing in which the steps are more important than gestures or postures
    step dancing.
  • verb walk
    foot; leg it; hoof; hoof it.
    • let's hoof it to the disco

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spacing

  • noun the time between occurrences of a repeating event
    • some women do not control the spacing of their children
  • noun the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
    spatial arrangement.

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steady

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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tarry

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?
  • verb leave slowly and hesitantly
    linger.

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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broil

  • noun cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
    broiling; grilling.
  • verb cook under a broiler
    oven broil.
    • broil fish

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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iridesce

  • verb be iridescent
    • The corals iridesced under the surface of the clear water

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habanera

  • noun music composed in duple time for dancing the habanera
  • noun a Cuban dance in duple time

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cakewalk

  • noun a strutting dance based on a march; was performed in minstrel shows; originated as a competition among Black dancers to win a cake
  • noun an easy accomplishment
    • winning the tournament was a cakewalk for him
    • invading Iraq won't be a cakewalk

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adagio

  • noun (music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully)
    • they played the adagio too quickly
  • noun a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers

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piece

  • noun a separate part of a whole
    • an important piece of the evidence
  • noun an item that is an instance of some type;
    • he designed a new piece of equipment
    • she bought a lovely piece of china

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delimit

  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delineate; delimitate; specify; define.
  • verb be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
    subtend.

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apache_devil_dance

  • noun a ritual dance of the Apache

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morris_dancer

  • noun someone who does a morris dance

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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annual

  • noun (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
  • noun a reference book that is published regularly once every year
    yearly; yearbook.

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atrioventricular_nodal_rhythm

  • noun the normal cardiac rhythm when the heart is controlled by the atrioventricular node
    nodal rhythm.

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record_hop

  • noun an informal dance where popular music is played
    hop.

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sun_dance

  • noun a ceremonial dance performed by Amerindians at the summer solstice

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buzz

  • noun sound of rapid vibration
    bombilation; bombination.
    • the buzz of a bumble bee
  • noun a confusion of activity and gossip
    • the buzz of excitement was so great that a formal denial was issued

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vault

  • noun a burial chamber (usually underground)
    burial vault.
  • noun a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
    bank vault.

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graham

  • noun United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918)
    Billy Graham; William Franklin Graham.
  • noun United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991)
    Martha Graham.

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st._denis

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ted Shawn (1877-1968)
    Saint Denis; Ruth St. Denis; Ruth Saint Denis.

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loaf

  • noun a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
    loaf of bread.
  • noun a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
    • meat loaf
    • sugar loaf
    • a loaf of cheese

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barn_dance

  • noun a dance party featuring country dancing

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cadenced

  • adjective satellite marked by a rhythmical cadence
    cadent.
    • the cadenced crunch of marching feet

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waslaw_nijinsky

  • noun Russian dancer considered by many to be the greatest dancer of the 20th century (1890-1950)
    Nijinsky; Vaslav Nijinsky.

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agnes_de_mille

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer who introduced formal dance to a wide audience (1905-1993)
    de Mille; Agnes George de Mille.

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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gypsy

  • noun a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
    gipsy; itinerant.
    • itinerant traders
  • noun a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
    Gipsy; Romani; Rommany; Bohemian; Roma; Romany.

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take_a_hop

  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; reverberate; recoil; resile; ricochet.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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dancer

  • noun a performer who dances professionally
    terpsichorean; professional dancer.
  • noun a person who participates in a social gathering arranged for dancing (as a ball)
    social dancer.

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rain_dance

  • noun a ritual dance intended to bring rain

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bounciness

  • noun the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
    bounce.

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rave

  • noun a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played
    • raves are very popular in Berlin
  • noun an extravagantly enthusiastic review
    • he gave it a rave

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cohere

  • verb come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
    cleave; stick; cling; adhere.
    • The dress clings to her body
    • The label stuck to the box
    • The sushi rice grains cohere
  • verb cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
    • Religion can cohere social groups

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turkey

  • noun large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
    Meleagris gallopavo.
  • noun a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
    Republic of Turkey.

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arts

  • noun studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
    liberal arts; humanistic discipline; humanities.
    • the college of arts and sciences
  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    art; fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art

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devil

  • noun an evil supernatural being
    daemon; demon; daimon; fiend.
  • noun (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
    Prince of Darkness; Lucifer; the Tempter; Beelzebub; Satan; Old Nick.

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publishing

  • noun the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution
    publication.
  • verb put into print
    print; publish.
    • The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce
    • These news should not be printed

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turkey_trot

  • noun an early ragtime one-step

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stamp

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; mold.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun a type or class
    • more men of his stamp are needed

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prelude

  • noun something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows
    overture; preliminary.
    • training is a necessary preliminary to employment
    • drinks were the overture to dinner
  • noun music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera

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yaw

  • noun an erratic deflection from an intended course
    swerve.
  • verb be wide open
    yawn; gape.
    • the deep gaping canyon

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part_music

  • noun vocal music for several voices in independent parts (usually performed without accompaniment)

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steadiness

  • noun freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct
    • He trusted her clear steadiness that she would do what she said
  • noun the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place
    firmness.

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andre_eglevsky

  • noun United States ballet dancer (born in Russia) (1917-1977)
    Eglevsky.

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interpretive_dancing

  • noun a form of modern dance in which the dancer's movements depict an emotion or tell a story
    interpretative dance; interpretive dance; interpretative dancing.

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martha_graham

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991)
    Graham.

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evenness

  • noun the parity of even numbers (divisible by two)
  • noun a quality of uniformity and lack of variation
    invariability.

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foxtrot

  • noun a ballroom dance in quadruple time; combines short and long and fast and slow steps fixed sequences
    fox-trot.
  • verb dance the foxtrot

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define

  • verb determine the essential quality of
    delineate; delimitate; delimit; specify.
  • verb give a definition for the meaning of a word
    • Define `sadness'

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strip_down

  • verb get undressed
    uncase; peel; undress; strip; unclothe; disrobe; discase.
    • please don't undress in front of everybody!
    • She strips in front of strangers every night for a living

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publisher

  • noun a firm in the publishing business
    publishing house; publishing company; publishing firm.
  • noun a person engaged in publishing periodicals or books or music

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break-dance

  • verb do a break dance
    break; break dance.
    • Kids were break-dancing at the street corner

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hoodoo

  • noun (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock
    • a tall sandstone hoodoo
  • noun a practitioner of voodoo

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marijuana

  • noun a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
    ganja; Cannabis sativa; marihuana.
  • noun the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
    ganja; cannabis; marihuana.

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dance_of_death

  • noun a medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death leads a procession of others to the grave
    danse macabre.

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moon_around

  • verb be idle in a listless or dreamy way
    moon on; moon.
  • verb be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed
    mope; moon about.

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ta'ziyeh

  • noun (Islam) a form of Iranian musical pageant that is the theatrical expression of religious passion; based on the Battle of Kerbala and performed annually (in Farsi)

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fan_dance

  • noun a solo dance in which large fans are manipulated to suggest or reveal nakedness

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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spike_heel

  • noun a very high narrow heel on women's shoes
    stiletto heel; spike.

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funk

  • noun a state of nervous depression
    blue funk.
    • he was in a funk
  • noun United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967)
    Casimir Funk.

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dame_margot_fonteyn

  • noun English dancer who danced with Rudolf Nureyev (born in 1919)
    Fonteyn.

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taxi_dancer

  • noun a woman employed to dance with patrons who pay a fee for each dance

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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stacked

  • adjective arranged in a stack
  • verb load or cover with stacks
    stack.
    • stack a truck with boxes

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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glossary

  • noun an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
    gloss.

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mona

(Zoöl.) A small, handsome, long-tailed West American monkey (Cercopithecus mona). The body is dark olive, with a spot of white on the haunches.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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bound_off

  • verb bound off one point after another
    skip.

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thrash

  • noun a swimming kick used while treading water
  • verb give a thrashing to; beat hard
    lam; thresh; flail.

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ventre

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de_mille

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer who introduced formal dance to a wide audience (1905-1993)
    Agnes de Mille; Agnes George de Mille.

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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woogie

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bolero

  • noun music written in the rhythm of the bolero dance
  • noun a short jacket; worn mostly by women

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stink

  • noun a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
    foetor; fetor; malodor; mephitis; malodour; reek; stench.
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    • This term paper stinks!

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concerted

  • adjective satellite involving the joint activity of two or more
    conjunct; cooperative; conjunctive.
    • concerted action
    • the conjunct influence of fire and strong wind
    • the conjunctive focus of political opposition
    • a cooperative effort
    • a united effort
    • joint military activities
  • verb contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement
    concert.

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metric

  • noun a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
    metric function.
  • noun a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
    metric unit.
    • convert all the measurements to metric units
    • it is easier to work in metric

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confound

  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    bedevil; discombobulate; confuse; fox; befuddle; fuddle; throw.
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher
  • verb mistake one thing for another
    confuse.
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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regularity

  • noun a property of polygons: the property of having equal sides and equal angles
    geometrical regularity.
  • noun the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
    • he was famous for the regularity of his habits

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square_dancing

  • noun American country dancing in which couples form squares
    square dance.
  • verb dance in formation
    square dance.

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soft-shoe_shuffle

  • noun tap dancing wearing shoes that have soft soles
    soft-shoe dancing; soft-shoe.

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swinging

  • noun changing location by moving back and forth
    vacillation; swing.
  • verb burn superficially or lightly
    swinge; singe.
    • I singed my eyebrows

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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ruth_saint_denis

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ted Shawn (1877-1968)
    Saint Denis; Ruth St. Denis; St. Denis.

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technology

  • noun the practical application of science to commerce or industry
    engineering.
  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering science; engineering; applied science.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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nodal_rhythm

  • noun the normal cardiac rhythm when the heart is controlled by the atrioventricular node
    atrioventricular nodal rhythm.

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pas

  • noun (ballet) a step in dancing (especially in classical ballet)
  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pop; pappa; pa; daddy.

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pay

  • noun something that remunerates
    wage; earnings; salary; remuneration.
    • wages were paid by check
    • he wasted his pay on drink
    • they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • verb give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
    • I paid four dollars for this sandwich
    • Pay the waitress, please

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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belong

  • verb be owned by; be in the possession of
    • This book belongs to me
  • verb be suitable or acceptable
    • This student somehow doesn't belong

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stepper

  • noun a professional dancer
    hoofer.
  • noun a motor (especially an electric motor) that moves or rotates in small discrete steps
    stepping motor.

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fox-trot

  • noun a ballroom dance in quadruple time; combines short and long and fast and slow steps fixed sequences
    foxtrot.

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wedge_heel

  • noun a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe
    wedge.

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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bunny

  • noun a young waitress in a nightclub whose costume includes the tail and ears of a rabbit
    bunny girl.
  • noun (usually informal) especially a young rabbit
    bunny rabbit.

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interpretive_dance

  • noun a form of modern dance in which the dancer's movements depict an emotion or tell a story
    interpretative dance; interpretive dancing; interpretative dancing.

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lindy

  • noun an energetic American dance that was popular in the 1930s (probably named for the aviator Charles Lindbergh)
    lindy hop.

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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eglevsky

  • noun United States ballet dancer (born in Russia) (1917-1977)
    Andre Eglevsky.

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lie

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    prevarication.
  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Trygve Lie; Trygve Halvden Lie.

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disagree

  • verb be of different opinions
    dissent; differ; take issue.
    • I beg to differ!
    • She disagrees with her husband on many questions
  • verb be different from one another
    disaccord; discord.

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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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terpsichore

  • noun taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
    dance; saltation; dancing.
  • noun (Greek mythology) the Muse of the dance and of choral song

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diversion

  • noun an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
    recreation.
    • scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists
    • for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles
    • drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation
  • noun a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
    deviation; digression; deflexion; deflection; divagation.
    • a diversion from the main highway
    • a digression into irrelevant details
    • a deflection from his goal

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squat

  • noun exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles
    knee bend; squatting.
  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; jack; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack

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scat_singing

  • noun singing jazz; the singer substitutes nonsense syllables for the words of the song and tries to sound like a musical instrument
    scat.

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mitchell

  • noun English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
    R. J. Mitchell; Reginald Joseph Mitchell.
  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    Billy Mitchell; William Mitchell.

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mill_around

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?
  • verb move about in a confused manner
    mill; mill about.

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tune

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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prescribed

  • adjective satellite set down as a rule or guide
  • verb issue commands or orders for
    prescribe; order; dictate.

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retard

  • noun a person of subnormal intelligence
    half-wit; idiot; imbecile; changeling; moron; cretin.
  • verb cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate
    • This drug will retard your heart rate

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concerted_music

  • noun music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
    polyphonic music; polyphony.

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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mill_about

  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; linger; lollygag; lurk; tarry; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?
  • verb move about in a confused manner
    mill; mill around.

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expression

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; look; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun expression without words
    reflexion; reflection; manifestation.
    • tears are an expression of grief
    • the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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grind

  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    wonk; dweeb; nerd; swot.
  • noun the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground
    • a coarse grind of coffee

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deserve

  • verb be worthy or deserving
    merit.
    • You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done

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fonteyn

  • noun English dancer who danced with Rudolf Nureyev (born in 1919)
    Dame Margot Fonteyn.

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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folk_dancing

  • noun a style of dancing that originated among ordinary people (not in the royal courts)
    folk dance.
  • verb perform a folk-dance
    folk dance.

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abound

  • verb be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
  • verb be in a state of movement or action
    bristle; burst.
    • The room abounded with screaming children
    • The garden bristled with toddlers

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taxi

  • noun a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
    cab; taxicab; hack.
  • verb travel slowly
    • The plane taxied down the runway

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performing_arts

  • noun arts or skills that require public performance

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clog

  • noun footwear usually with wooden soles
    geta; patten; sabot.
  • noun any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction

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mingle

  • verb to bring or combine together or with something else
    amalgamate; mix; unify; commix.
    • resourcefully he mingled music and dance
  • verb get involved or mixed-up with
    • He was about to mingle in an unpleasant affair

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discord

  • noun lack of agreement or harmony
    strife.
  • noun disagreement among those expected to cooperate
    dissension.

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montez

  • noun Irish dancer (1818-1861)
    Marie Dolores Eliza Rosanna Gilbert; Lola Montez.

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distribute

  • verb administer or bestow, as in small portions
    dish out; deal; parcel out; dispense; dole out; administer; allot; lot; deal out; mete out; shell out.
    • administer critical remarks to everyone present
    • dole out some money
    • shell out pocket money for the children
    • deal a blow to someone
    • the machine dispenses soft drinks
  • verb distribute or disperse widely
    spread.
    • The invaders spread their language all over the country

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metrical_foot

  • noun (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
    foot; metrical unit.

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rest

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
    ease; repose; relaxation.
    • took his repose by the swimming pool

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serial_music

  • noun 20th century music that uses a definite order of notes as a thematic basis for a musical composition
    serialism.

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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kill

  • noun the act of terminating a life
    putting to death; killing.
  • noun the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
    • the pilot reported two kills during the mission

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round_dancing

  • noun a ballroom dance characterized by revolving movement
    round dance.

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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trampler

  • noun someone who injures by trampling
  • noun someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
    stamper; stomper; tramper.

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idiom

  • noun a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
    parlance.
  • noun the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
    dialect; accent.
    • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English
    • he has a strong German accent
    • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

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