danse macabre

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Synonyms for danse macabre

a medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death leads a procession of others to the grave

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One was a giant fish and inside were some dancing skeletons.
Phantom Manor, which includes dancing skeletons and a ghostly dog, is expected to be closed until Wednesday.
In that chapel in the castle of Javier, the walls are decorated with dancing skeletons.
For the Stockton International Riverside Festival will transform the town for the next three days bringing with it spectacular shows from dancing skeletons to high flying acrobats.
The orchestra will be conjuring up scary dancing skeletons and wild pirates in music from Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and the Pirates of the Caribbean films.
Dancing skeletons, ballerinas and salsa couples performed a new "healthy bones" workout to mark World Osteoporosis Day.
They sketched and colored in drawings on asphalt of dancing skeletons and portraits of the famous, such as Mexican comedian Cantinflas.
The tissue banners ("papel picados"), lively dancing skeletons, miniature altars and sugar skulls help change this time of year from totally scary, "give-me-some-candy" festivities to a time to honor our ancestors.
There will be activities on throughout the weekend such as making glow in the dark badges and dancing skeletons and the centre will be open from 10.
It is a real smash full of dancing skeletons, severed heads and a talking worm
Here we get dancing skeletons, a talking maggot and a head waiter that's just a head.
The Digital Dead(R) screensavers include popular artwork and icons that are synonymous with one of the most chronicled bands in rock 'n' roll history, such as Steal Your Face, Dancing Bears, Dancing Skeletons, and an animated Uncle Sam.
At first, the Haunted Elevator sketch seemed like it wasn't going to be anything special but then viewers were presented to David Pumpkins and his two dancing skeletons and a new character became part of the "SNL" legacy.
Dancing skeletons, sensory adventures and high flying acrobats are all involved in the programme which runs at venues around the town.