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- n. Plural form of charade.
- n. A game in which participants act out a word or phrase without talking for others to guess.
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- n. player acts out a phrase for others to guess
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And they came to the beautiful house and made merry, played "guessing words" -- what we call charades, quite a new thing then -- and it made no end of merriment.
When we appear to be no more than holodeck characters, it will be very difficult to maintain charades like dualism.
If I don’t get the language right away, it’s okay, charades is cross-cultural
Hollywood types play a variation called running charades, which is like a charades relay race, running from room to room.
One of the best actors in the charades was our father.
Try charades, which is a real eye opener about children's personalities.
What we have to figure out how to do is to have a system that offers enough encouragement and assistance in real terms, not the kind of charades that we've seen over the last 12 years.
But Julie is no less dismissive of what she calls the "charades" of the likes of T.E. Lawrence and Hester Stanhope.
Some of these "charades" have been collected and printed for private circulation.
Well, I don't go there because even the simplest question is met with a blank stare and you have to go into a "charades" mode to get an answer.
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