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noun as in ballet dancer

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Their malignant modesty does not deserve the respect of an intelligent figurante.

The young figurante frequently extended her arms and threw herself on her knees, as if in invocation of some unseen power.

The poor figurante must devote years of incessant toil to her profitless task before she can shine in it.

The young figurante frequently stretched out her arms and knelt down as if to invoke some invisible being.

The angel appearing to Jeanne d'Arc seems to have been modelled from a figurante at the opera.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to figurante, such as: dancer, company, coryphee, danseur, danseuse, and figurant.

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