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Word: panache

Definition: flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.


Sentences Containing 'panache'

"Bunraku" has been met with negative reviews, with a 19% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 21 reviews and the consensus being: ""Bunraku" admirably strives for visual panache, but the staging, acting, and effects are dismal with a complete lack of excitement."
Additionally, he praised Vastra, Jenny, and Strax, saying they "once again they have the wherewithal and the panache to hold their own against the mighty magnetic pull of "When's the Doctor coming on?"" However, he claimed that to him, Strax's "continual championing of things like triple-blast brain-splitters is starting to grate."
In 2010, Patrick Mulkern of "Radio Times" described "The Sontaran Experiment" as "short, taut and sadistic" and wrote that "impetus and panache prevail over problems with plot logic".
In 2013 in "The Guardian" art critic Jonathan Jones wrote, "Vettriano fixes on fetishistic, stylish objects and paints them with a slick, empty panache" and "The world of Jack Vettriano is a crass male fantasy that might have come straight out of Money by Martin Amis".
In the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré, Moreau demonstrated great form and panache.
These were intended to blend with their surroundings, though, in retrospect, they arguably lacked the panache and vision of Charles Holden's striking, modern designs for the Underground group in the late 1920s and early 1930s.
Tony had created incredibly strong characters, each with their own particular style and panache, but they also had to form a believable, if unusual, 'family' unit".

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