Thesaurus / rigmarole

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After all this rigmarole Charity Badge bade Mary take a seat at the table.
At all this rigmarole, which I could not then understand, I was a good deal put aback and waited for what should come next.
LIFE'S HANDICAPRUDYARD KIPLING
But all this rigmarole is what people call testing a thing by "internal evidence."
If a player should fail in repeating the rigmarole, there is a fine to pay.
But what could he have to do with this old family custom of ours, and what does this rigmarole mean?'
You ain't a-goin' to be taken in by any of them paupers' rigmarole.
THE YOUNG MUSICIANHORATIO ALGER
Your rigmarole (if you will excuse the word) about the tombstone gives quite a wrong idea of my attitude on that occasion.
AN UNSOCIAL SOCIALISTGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
She sensed intelligence behind this rigmarole, but it was meaningless to her.
RED NAILSROBERT E. HOWARD
But it came back to him afterward, and seemed to bear out the Countess's rigmarole.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
But behind all this rigmarole lies the real problem which she is trying to formulate.

WORDS RELATED TO RIGMAROLE

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