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On the HBO show Euphoria, Alexa Demie’s character, Maddy Perez, wore a pair of bright purple pants with slits cut on the side to a carnival.

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“So far, Liberty has not agreed to any particular plan or contract,” the statement said, going on to add that the school would rent its parking areas to any political party if asked, as it has done in the past for carnivals, circuses and car shows.

They likened the barriers to hockey penalty boxes or a carnival funhouse.

A simple but effective analogy is to imagine the carnival game where balls are dropped onto a vertical board covered in wooden pegs.

There are fireworks, barbecues, carnivals, parades, and a whole slew of activities.

Lupher says the Carnival Magic tried to land in Cozumel, but that the Mexican authorities blocked them from the dock.

People aboard the Carnival Magic have another day and a half at sea before they reach Galveston, Texas.

Dispensable human warmth is enough of a sell, even without the dolls and magical pictures on sale at her traveling carnival.

For those who did show up, the event resembled a political carnival.

Was the hammer scene, for you, like that strength game at the carnival where you hit the block with the hammer?

At two o'clock, the general of the Carnival opens the public ball with the Mugnaia.

If you wanted to let her go you did so; if not, you talked in the squeaky voice that is the recognized etiquette of the carnival.

If the work goes well I shall try to arrange for you both to come here in the Carnival Week, so that you may hear it.

The Turkish lines stretched away to his left; he had cleared their flank, and the battle raged in its mad carnival behind him.

The story goes that one night during the carnival he was wounded by some masqueraders, who mistook him for another person.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to carnival, such as: bacchanal, carousal, circus, conviviality, exposition, and fair.

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