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suggesting drama or a stage performance, as in emotionality or suspense

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suitable to or characteristic of drama

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sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect

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used of a singer or singing voice that is marked by power and expressiveness and a histrionic or theatrical style

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These two were followed by an accommodating spinster relative, who accepted the heavy dramatic responsibility of "Mrs.
A lady whose age was unknown, and whose personal appearance was stout -- but whose heart was in the right place -- volunteered to act the part of the sentimental "Julia," and brought with her the dramatic qualification of habitually wearing a wig in private life.
Vanstone not only gave Magdalen permission to assist the forlorn dramatic company, but accepted an invitation to witness the performance for Norah and himself.
Browning's works, the culmination of his dramatic method, and the turning-point more decisively than Dramatis Personae of his style.
Browning's later work is, full of intellect, alive with excellent passages (in the first volume of the Dramatic Idyls [50] perhaps more powerful than in any earlier work); notwithstanding all that, we think the change here indicated matter of regret.
Dramatic power, in general, means the presentation of life with the vivid active reality of life and character which especially distinguishes the acted drama.
3) Dramatic, including not merely the drama but all poetry of vigorous action.
It interested him enormously, and he threw himself into it, less as a magistrate eager to know the truth, than as an amateur of dramatic embroglios, tending wholly to mystery and intrigue, who dreads nothing so much as the explanatory final act.
The work of the dramatic author may interfere," he said, after a slight hesitation, "with that of the magistrate, especially in a province where one's labours are little more than routine.
One man, with a refined and delicate face--a dramatic critic on a great San Francisco daily, she was told--introduced a feat which all the men tried and failed at most ludicrously.
Soon, the Englishman who had tossed the caber was sparring with the dramatic critic, Hazard and Hall boxed in fantastic burlesque, then, gloves in hand, looked for the next appropriately matched couple.
With the performance of The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat by Peter Weiss, a production of the students of the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Skopje, the 22nd Skomrahi, the international meeting of students of the faculties and academies of dramatic arts, opened in Skopje on 9 November 2013.
Sandra Tann, of Longwood, has received a 50 years service medal from the National Operatic and Dramatic Association.
The claimed performance is pretty dramatic with a 0-62mph of 2.
Energy cost savings--Although fuel costs and electricity costs vary in different areas, you are likely to see dramatic energy savings;