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- adj. Of or pertaining to pyrotechnics
- adj. Resembling fireworks
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as pyrotechnic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to the craft of making fireworks
"Wicked" -- a jouncy, pyrotechnical "Wizard of Oz" prequel that has been running on Broadway since 2003 -- is wildly beloved and continually shatters box office records both in New York and on tour.
He gave himself permission to choose life, to honor his family, to find another, less pyrotechnical path to justice.
While some American avant-garde filmmaking might fall under the Modernist rubric—the work of Maya Deren and Stan Brakhage, for instance—it is time-tested narratives, photogenic stars and pyrotechnical effects that have filled the seats.
When done right, this creates a wild pyrotechnical spectacle.
However, these pyrotechnical feats came at a price.
This is a pivotal season as much for Russell as for Kiffin, who must translate all that pyrotechnical potential into more wins and points.
They are usually sandwiched between layers of other pyrotechnical material, much as a burger is augmented with pickles, tomato, and relish.
It seems some people in my family got all the pyrotechnical advantages.
But it's those damned body counts, more than anything else that prevents us from enjoying the fireworks that brings to mind the pyrotechnical beauty of the night of our bombing of the city of Baghdad for the second time in our grandchildren's lifetime.
To downplay the sinister police-state implications of their growing use of these explosive devices, police refuse to call them stun grenades, preferring to use euphemisms such as “flash bangs,” “distractionary devices,” “diversionary devices,” “cylindrical pyrotechnical devices,” or even “a type of firecracker.”
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