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Synonyms for scene

Synonyms for scene

the place where an action or event occurs

the properties, backdrops, and other objects arranged for a dramatic presentation

Synonyms

existing surroundings that affect an activity

Synonyms for scene

the place where some action occurs

an incident (real or imaginary)

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a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

a situation treated as an observable object

a subdivision of an act of a play

a display of bad temper

graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept

the context and environment in which something is set

the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale

References in classic literature ?
We continued our pursuit through five towns on the Miami rivers, Old Chelicothe, Pecaway, New Chelicothe, Will's Towns, and Chelicothe, burnt them all to ashes, entirely destroyed their corn, and other fruits, and every where spread a scene of desolation in the country.
The next scene disclosed Miss Marrable as "Lydia Languish," gracefully seated, very pretty, beautifully dressed, accurately mistress of the smallest words in her part; possessed, in short, of every personal resource -- except her voice.
According to the proclivities of each reasoner, play, love, ambition, hidden disorders, and vices, explained the catastrophe, the last scene of a drama begun in 1812.
Then," said Morrel, "I understand it all, and this scene was premeditated.
It was a long and weary journey; the route lay through Pierre's Hole, and other mountain passes infested by the Blackfeet, and recently the scenes of sanguinary conflicts.
She had read and read the scene again with many painful, many wondering emotions, and looked forward to their representation of it as a circumstance almost too interesting.
The side of the quadrangle, in which she supposed the guilty scene to be acting, being, according to her belief, just opposite her own, it struck her that, if judiciously watched, some rays of light from the general's lamp might glimmer through the lower windows, as he passed to the prison of his wife; and, twice before she stepped into bed, she stole gently from her room to the corresponding window in the gallery, to see if it appeared; but all abroad was dark, and it must yet be too early.
The scene you are witnessing now is but a repetition of what I have seen enacted a score of times during the fifteen years I have been a prisoner here.
It describes in elaborate detail what it terms a "terrestrial paradise," and closes with the startling information that this paradise is "a scene of desolation and misery.
For the country scene would gradually fade away and in its place would appear the likeness of the person or persons Ozma might wish to see, surrounded by the actual scenes in which they were then placed.
At last the glare of the camp fire shone plainly through the intervening trees, and a moment later the giant figure of the ape-man paused upon an overhanging bough to look down upon the bloody scene of carnage below.
I must have one pathetic scene in it," said Anne thoughtfully.
he queried, secretly exulting at the language he had used, his swift imagination throwing the whole scene and atmosphere upon a vast screen along with a thousand other scenes from his life - scenes that were rough and raw, gross and bestial.
Here is a scene in the vaults of the palace,' he began.
The first scene discovered Mac in a despondent attitude and shabby dress, evidently much troubled in mind.