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noun as in puppet show

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Periodically throughout the movie, the Candyman legend is unfurled for us in a series of beautifully executed sequences of shadow puppetry.

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At that point, in a bit of cosmic puppetry, the descent stage lowered the rover gently to the surface on nylon cables.

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It was a hand, it was a puppet, it was half-CGI, but mostly puppetry.

The prints were inspired by characters that populate Sicilian street fairs and puppetry stages.

The neighbors, an elderly couple, help Molly, who is mute, to stage an elaborate puppetry show.

The animal realm comes alive to us as puppetry, and the human invention of war comes to seem more and more unreal.

Watching these creatures move across the stage is to be reminded how ancient an art puppetry is.

Still he had no delight in shuffling a puppetry; he would have preferred automatic figures.

They are sick of the woodeny puppetry they dispense, as on a race-course to the roaring frivolous.

He was too studied a believer in the puppetry of men and women to make them more than ridiculous.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to puppetry, such as: marionettes, punch and judy show, and puppet play.

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