waltz


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Synonyms for waltz

to move swiftly and effortlessly

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an assured victory (especially in an election)

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music composed in triple time for waltzing

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a ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat

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I am lost in the recollection of this delicious interview, and the waltz, when she comes to me again, with a plain elderly gentleman who has been playing whist all night, upon her arm, and says:
All they've got to do is to waltz in in their thousands and fight for it.
A third was playing a Viennese waltz on the clavichord, while a fourth, lying on the clavichord, sang the tune.
She who had been a broad-backed dray-horse, upon whose hind-quarters pierrots might waltz, became a colt in a field.
No nice girl should ever waltz with such particularly younger sons
A world in which all those pretty and gracious women dwelt, among the figures of the waltz and the lancers, with chat between about the last instalment of 'The Newcomes,' was good enough world for me; I was only afraid it was too good.
Well, he had given my mother the look which in the ball-room means, 'Ask me for this waltz,' and she ettled to do it, but felt that her more dutiful course was to sit out the dance with this other less entertaining partner.
It was as though all his castles in the air had come toppling about his ears, the blue sky had turned to stony grey and the sweet waltz music had become a dirge.
The blood in her veins was dancing to the one perfect waltz.
Two or three waiters in a few seconds succeeded in removing the debris of the accident, the orchestra commenced a favourite waltz.
The waltz in the back room being finished, the three couples, followed by the fiddler and the pianist and heading for the bar, caught Daylight's eye.
Sometimes, the laughter of girls is heard--and, sometimes, the melody of a waltz.
Crayford became aware of the presence, in the conservatory, of a young gentleman who was claiming Clara as his partner in the coming waltz.
They played so nicely the "Shining Emperor Waltz," composed expressly in honor of the Tin Woodman by Mr.
An orchestra of yellow silk women and bald-headed men on an elevated stage near the centre of a great green-hued hall, played a popular waltz.