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dramatis personae

noun as in cast


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It’s raining menAnd now, one after another, new dramatis personae, mostly ghosts, keep entering stage left, complicating what once seemed our simple soliloquy.

But a story this big, this consequential, needs a dramatis personae of dramatic people.

The book is structured with short chapters, turning the eye of the narrator between these 20 dramatis personae.

They also, not altogether abandoning classical allusions, changed the name of their dramatis personae.

Apart from the plot or story the interest of a drama depends to a large extent on the dramatis personae.

All the rest of the dramatis personae enter, and indulge in exclamations of joy.

In particular are his dramatis personae creatures by no means calculated to overawe by some extraordinary weirdness or power.

I was comforted, and began a new piece, in which a king and queen were among the dramatis personae.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dramatis personae, such as: list, troupe, actors, actresses, artists, and characters.

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