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Synonyms for circus
a travelling company of entertainers
a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment
(antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games
an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent
a genus of haws comprising the harriers
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Additional tech aspects are carefully wrought; Stuart Levy's circusy
, accordion-dominated score sets the work's twee tone.
It wasn't circusy
enough: There were no animal acts (except for a balletic rat); the clowns seemed to be performing traditional clown rituals; and the Gershwin's proscenium stage created an emotional barrier that turned the aerial acts into high art.
One could feel a flash of excitement hit the audience when it caught a glimpse of Pilobolus' famed physicality, its circusy
way of using bodies as organic elements in a larger whole.
James is living in the land of kind of circusy
stuff, but it's still really smart.
Again, the end of 8 1/2, where the film's characters unite in a circusy
round galop on an otherwise deserted beach--a veritable dance of life.