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synonyms for power play

  • offensive maneuver
  • strategic maneuver
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I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
To fill up the time till Liszt came, our hostess made us play, one after the other, beginning with the latest arrival.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Her attachment to impressionism leads this artist to many experiments in color—or, as one critic wrote, "to play with color."
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Our class has swelled to about a dozen persons now, and a good many others come and play to him once or twice and then go.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It was one day when a student from the Stuttgardt conservatory attempted to play the Sonata Appassionata.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Wharton smiled at this littleness in so great a man, but determined that he should feel the power he despised.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He seemed to know right where to look, which was another feature of the play that I didn't sabe at the time.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POWER PLAY

  • coup
  • overthrow
  • palace revolution
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  • putsch
  • rebellion
  • revolt
  • revolution
  • takeover
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