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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A short piece of instrumental music composed for performance between acts of a drama or opera;

Usage examples (26)
  • We attended a wedding last weekend and lemon sorbet was served as an intermezzo before the main course.
  • Mango sorbet was the intermezzo; a heart shaped chocolate garnish adding a second Valentines note to the meal.
  • Wasabi and Green Apple Sorbet Manni Olive Oil: an intermezzo both hot and cold, all tempered by the coating oil.
  • The story dragged a bit in the flower-picking scenes IMNSHO, but the squirrel intermezzo had me laughing out loud. for more
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