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- adj. Adventurous, exciting.
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- n. flamboyantly reckless and boastful behavior
- adj. flamboyantly adventurous
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Instead, I pirated books (lawyers and other official-type people take note, by “pirate” I mean I dress up in swashbuckling garb while I read free public-domain titles).
And, besides, his swashbuckling was a fine thing to see.
Inspired by a few facts from Errol Flynn's life, and rooting her story firmly in Jamaican history, Cezair-Thompson vividly imagines the life of Ida, who is little more than a child herself when she gives birth to her daughter May, the illegitimate child of 1930/40s movie star Errol Flynn - known as a swashbuckling adventurer on screen, and for his glittering parties and affairs off screen.
Mrs. Smith, might very well be calling the swashbuckling shots when the cameras start rolling, a date that Warner Bros. is eyeing as "as soon as possible".
With the right script, he might be able to capture that kind of swashbuckling magic again.
From his shoot out with the cops at the Little Bohemia Lodge, to his daring escape from jail using a wooden gun covered with boot polish, the film allows us to indulge in the idea of Dillinger as a kind of swashbuckling hatchet man.
Put it this way: After you read this book, you get to use the word "swashbuckling" to describe it.
He was a tall, handsome, kind of swashbuckling, enchanting man, and he definitely held sway over the boy.
Latendresse is given the adjective of 'swashbuckling' … what in the heck does that mean for a hockey player?
That kind of swashbuckling deserves a tip of the ostrich-plumed hat, regardless of the scoreboard.
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