war dance

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synonyms for war dance

On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to war dance, such as: banzai, call to arms, rallying cry, rebel yell, war song, and war whoop.

How to use war dance in a sentence

  • An Indian chief, excelling all his tribe at a war-dance, could not have outdone the grotesque movements of the colonel.

    The Rival Campers | Ruel Perley Smith
  • Aunt Maria guessed marriage, and Captain Glover guessed a war-dance; but they had no argument, for the skipper gave in.

    Overland | John William De Forest
  • In a few moments the entire company joined in the wild antics of the war dance.

    Three Sioux Scouts | Elmer Russell Gregor
  • They surrounded them, the victor and the vanquished, and danced a war-dance, singing impromptu words.

  • The savage war dance is a dramatic representation of battle and as such serves to rouse and reawaken the warlike spirit.

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