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noun as in part of a dramatic performance

noun as in display of emotion

noun as in field of interest

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We don’t want to come on set and crowd an actress who’s just had a really difficult scene.

From Fortune

The 19-year-old from Los Angeles posts comedy videos, skits, and re-enacts scenes from Netflix shows.

From Fortune

These 39 people — some of whom you’ll recognize, while others operate behind the scenes — will shape what could be a rocky time from November 3 to January 20.

From Ozy

I’ve had moments where I’m literally on set, waiting to do a scene, my lines are ready, I’m geeked up, ready to go.

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Behind the scenes, people were talking about Potts’ trip to the hospital.

Hovering above the scene, commandos in helicopters were poised with automatic rifles.

But since those rosy scenarios were first floated, the California political scene has grown more crowded.

The scene was heavily cordoned off to traffic and anyone not with the police, press, or residents.

The following page details a tribute gag the Simpsons team inserted into the background of a scene.

“The play contains one five minute scene about James Hewitt,” Conway says.

Then Paterno adroitly brought matters to a crisis in a bold peroration which changed the whole scene.

The scene is the covenant made between the two first persons of the Trinity on Mount Moriah.

Impressed by the lugubrious scene, Aguinaldo yielded, and the next day peace negotiations were opened.

The scene and field of that learning hitherto has been, in our Western communities, the University.

It was not until later days that Malcolm knew the real nature of the scene through which he rode.


On this page you'll find 156 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scene, such as: arena, display, landscape, location, picture, and place.

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