sauciness


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inappropriate playfulness

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The Antony Tudor Centennial book achieves its goal primarily through the lively photographs of Tudor demonstrating the tenderness, sauciness, or intensity of a character and the historic black-and-white prints of dancers from ABT and other companies.
She said she captured my sauciness, my willingness to look anyone straight in the eye and catch a few eyes at the same time.
The sauciness or unseasonable solemnity of the children which causes Garber's disaffection might have in effect translated in great part to the USP of the boy actors.
The painter imbues her with a confidence and sauciness that borders on defiance, perhaps revealing her magnetism to the artist himself, masking his demeaning attitude towards Black female slaves.
Aghast at the clerk's sauciness, he took him aside and urged him in brotherly fashion to make a clean breast of it.
And that's one of the things I love about her, that her sweetness is tempered with a little sauciness.
But it helps that scripter Aline Brosh McKenna ("The Devil Wears Prada") has provided some very amusing wisecracks for co-star Judy Greer, whose dry wit and spirited sauciness as Jane's best buddy suggest a younger, sexier Maggie Smith.
politics last year at the Mark Taper Forum, lacked the playful sauciness of the troupe's best efforts.
Consider: The Inquirer, once a Pulitzer Prize-winning colossus, and its rival sibling, the Daily News, a gritty tabloid legendary for its sports and sauciness, suffer mightily under harsh budget cuts as corporate owner Knight Ridder struggles to meet Wall Street's unceasing demands for higher returns.
The contents reflect Nunez Puente's scholarly interests and training, while the prose displays Etxebarria's customary verve and sauciness.
213) is marked by some of the Sosia-Mercury sauciness in Amphitruo.
You have ultimate control over the sauciness (so to speak) of the final results; you can add more broth after the pasta is cooked.
From the Puente mambo of Cuando Te Vea to the Charge Palmieri sauciness of La Hija de Lola, SHO serves up the real deal with fresh arrangements, timed precision and a frontline of singers as diverse as the streets of New York.
They are an odd couple of age and youth: Beckett, the swaggering righty from Texas shows little deference to his elders," he wrote, implicitly recognizing the long American tradition of admiration for sauciness in youth and impatience with tradition.