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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A dance performed on a stage that often tells a story by means of its graceful movements.

Usage examples (38)
  • The dancers in the ballet were very precise in their movements.
  • (And for most Chicagoans, Mr. Emanuel's training in ballet is unlikely to count.)
  • The surreal depiction of the title ballet is the high point of this film's cinematic ambition, a
  • John demonstrates some easy steps and tells me to stand in what I know as ballet's first position. for more
Tutoring comment
  • She rushed from the "ballet" (form of classical dance) to cast her "ballot" (paper on which a voter indicates her choice) before it was too late.
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