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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIGURANTE

"As a figurante, or dancer in the ballet, at a great theatre," replied the old woman.

On the following day Miss Monroe called upon the manager of the great national theatre where a figurante was required.

His doubts were, however, cleared up:—Ellen Monroe was a figurante and an actress!

She was a bookbinder's accountant all the day, and in the evening she was a figurante at one of the theatres.

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

Lady Castlemaine, who went by the name of "the lady," was cut by the king in favour of the fruit girl and the figurante.

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

Mademoiselle Deschamps, who was only a figurante, contrived to get on with a salary of only sixteen pounds.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FIGURANTE

ballet dancer

nounperson who performs graceful dance
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