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noun as in charade

noun as in mime

verb as in gesture/gesticulate

verb as in mime

verb as in signalize

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Example Sentences

While Putin may relish the role of world’s pantomime villain, Xi still clings to the notion that a resurgent China is a force for good.

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Harjo educated Oprah Winfrey and the 12 million people watching her talk show about the true provenance of a pantomime called the “tomahawk chop.”

The death is real, and yet the movements seem like a pantomime, awkward and inadequate.

Sharp did lots of school plays, which led to a role in amateur operetta, then professional pantomime.

So I watched him pantomime skating, and I thought well if he can do it, I can do it.

A pantomime horse plays a role, as does a sardonic hand puppet.

“Grimaldi was pantomime,” writes Andrew McConnell Scott in his biography, The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi.

In dramatic interpretation the voice is a much more significant feature relatively than is the detail of gesture in pantomime.

She tried a pantomime of washing her hands, but to the boy she had appeared to be merely wringing them.

The professional and amateur stage rights on this pantomime are strictly reserved by the author.

The description of the stroke dealt by Mr. Adams's wife did not account for this peculiar feature in Bartow's pantomime.

The English excel in pantomime as much as the French in comedy.


On this page you'll find 181 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pantomime, such as: assuming, characterization, depiction, dramatics, null, and enacting.

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