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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DANCES

There were dinners and dances, week-end excursions to country-houses.

Then there was the ceremony of the Corn to learn, the prayers and the dances.

O—— talks nonsense as agreeably as ever, and dances as divinely.

It seems as if I was looking on at dances, without hearing any music.

Oh, a marvel—an absolute marvel, who dances as no one else can.

When all the dances had ended, the dancers marched out with the goose-step.

Practically every one in town attended our dances; no one had ever told us any better.

At all events, I have not danced four dances in one evening with one cavalier.

Then all the people in the village danced all sorts of dances.

And with what coquetry he fans himself; how he dances and skips about!

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from dance (v.).

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.