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Gaga personalized the anthem but still sang it simply, without a circus of musical tricks.
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Walsh first covered the country for the Guardian and later for the New York Times, reporting on what he describes as its “multi-ringed circus of violence.”
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Next, as some attacked Lewis and Christiansen for undemocratic art removal, others lauded them for taking decisive action to shut down a circus.
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Almost literally a sideshow, as in a circus, where the center ring is occupied by the main event and the rings off to the side are populated by the lesser acts.
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By 2017, the effort to create an experimental underwater vortex circus had paid off with proof of what happens to helicity in the real world.
AN UNEXPECTED TWIST LIGHTS UP THE SECRETS OF TURBULENCEDAVID H. FREEDMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
That might not happen if they were being bred like circus animals just to make money.
WHAT WOULD IT TAKE TO MAKE A UNICORN?CAROLYN WILKEMARCH 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
There were five men and three women in the circus troupe, and among the four nuns was the grave reverend mother of a convent.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The comical little pig and the merry monkey hid under the bush and ate acorns as they watched the circus procession go past.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
She wouldn't hear tell o' my working half the day, though I could well's not, 'cause the circus don't take in till two o'clock.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Home it is where we'll eat that nice lunch o' Mrs. Calvert's, 'cause I haven't got a cent left to buy them circus tickets.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CIRCUS

  • alley
  • amphitheater
  • athletic club
  • center
  • circus
  • coliseum
  • course
  • exercise room
  • field house
  • floor
  • gym
  • health club
  • hippodrome
  • pit
  • recreation center
  • ring
  • rink
  • spa
  • stadium
  • sweatshop
  • theater
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