Synonyms for waltz

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She knew how to waltz and she could dance the polka and the schottishe.

He was wondering why the interest in the Gaelic language was not so strong as the interest in the waltz.

The trees of the forest seemed to waltz around me in mazy circles.

Jack De Baron would be there, and would want to know why she would not waltz.

You don't mean to say she ought to waltz, or dance stage dances?

"No doubt she was wrong to waltz after what you told her," said Lady Sarah.

I thought that I was dancing a waltz with an enormously tall woman.

So, if you're ready, boys, we'll just waltz down to Thompson's and pack up the shanty.

The first notes of a Hungarian waltz floated in from the next room.

His waltz, at his will, either melted his partner into a dream, or whirled her into a frenzy!

WORD ORIGIN

dance performed to music in triple time, 1781, from German Waltzer, from walzen "to roll, dance," from Old High German walzan "to turn, roll," from Proto-Germanic *walt- (cf. Old Norse velta), from PIE root *wel- "to turn, revolve" (see volvox). Described in 1825 as "a riotous and indecent German dance."

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