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Word: pantomime

Definition: acting without dialogue; V.


Sentences Containing 'pantomime'

``I understand,''said Monte Cristo, well acquainted with Ali's pantomime;``you mean to tell me that three female attendants await their new mistress in her sleeping chamber.''
It was Covent Garden Theatre that I chose; and there, from the back of a centre box, I saw Julius Caesar and the new Pantomime.
A staid, steadfast man, whose life for the most part was a telling pantomime of action, and not a tame chapter of sounds.

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