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  • n. Alternative spelling of cake walk.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A promenade or march in which a number of couples walk in competition before judges and an audience, the most graceful, eccentric, or fantastic performers receiving cakes as prizes. It originated among the negroes of the southern United States.

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Examples

  • It´s not a cake-walk (and ends up being quite stressful from worrying about getting denied), but if you have all ducks in a row, and answer questions honestly, in a straightforward manner, it should be fine.

    visa for wife

  • This will be a cake-walk by comparison, not all wine and roses, but much easier.

    Matthew Yglesias » McCain’s DADT Flop

  • Kenneth Adelman, a prominent neoconservative, summed up the prevailing mood in his circle when he predicted that the invasion of Iraq would be a “cake-walk.”

    Zero-Sum Future

  • To all of you who right wingers who think Sarah Palin makes ANYone nervous – I will just tell you this as a democrat – I want more and more of her – I would like nothing more than for Obama to have a cake-walk in 2012 and Palin will give him that.

    McCain campaign adviser pushes back on Palin book

  • And the discipline that I learned while writing for years with a day job, needing to produce a certain number of pages every day no matter what, means that now that I'm doing it full time it actually seems like a cake-walk ( "You mean I have all day to do this?").

    INTERVIEW: Chris Roberson

  • Honestly, against any other candidate, HRC would have been a cake-walk to the nomination.

    Clinton chastises press for ignoring sexism

  • DOWN WITH THE CLINTONS desperate hillary she thought she was going to have a cake-walk into the whitehouse surprise surprise

    Blitzer: Crunch time for superdelegates

  • This --- Zakat and Shariah-compliant finance (some of the profits of the latter must always, under Sharia Law, be applied to Zakat and thus Sharia-compliant finance funds terrorism, jihad, sedition, etc) is the real 'elephant in the room' which could make the Lloyds debacle look like a cake-walk and ensnare especially the London business world which Gordon Brown was SOOOO eager to make "the Islamic banking capital of the world."

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Obama is losing valuable time and not drawing policy contrasts with McCain, which should be a cake-walk!

    Big News Orgs Start Declaring McCain's Troop Visit Attack False

  • Or am I correct in assuming that McCain has essentially had a series of cake-walk elections for his Senate seat?

    Chasing The News Cycle Versus Building A Real Case

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