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  • n. Plural form of cakewalk.


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  • This is the vision that enthralls the War Party – "World War IV," as they call it – a series of "cakewalks," short sharp wars on Iraq, Syria and Iran to eliminate the Islamic terrorist threat to us and Israel for generations.


  • Gone are the days of military "cakewalks," shock and awe.

    Spero News

  • As for the usual suspects, "cakewalks" may pose their biggest threat.


  • Yet he acquitted himself quite nicely when it came to the soft melodies of "Sorry-Grateful," the hat-and-cane cakewalks in "Side by Side by Side" and the acrobatic karate moves with Ms. Plimpton in their book scenes.

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  • Within relatively recent history, WWI, the Great Depression and WWII were no cakewalks; each was extremely difficult on physical, emotional and existential levels.

    Mitchell J. Rabin: Socially-Conscious Stress Management

  • Stretched across four weeks, it's an interminable but oddly inconclusive parade of cakewalks and mismatches.

    World Cup's Unlikely Heroes

  • "People are going to wake up to this great reservoir of music we've created in America—cakewalks, one-steps, boogie-woogie, country and western," he told the San Francisco Chronicle in 2000.

    White R&B Legend Traveled 'Chitlin' Circuit' With Pride

  • It is, most recently, the result of two wars that were supposed to be cakewalks, Katrina, the crash, and the phenomenon of a federal government that seemed less and less competent attempting to do more and more by passing bigger and bigger laws.

    The Big Alienation

  • The truth is, the GOP candidates on the ballot today all should have had cakewalks to their nominations.

    Nathan Daschle: Why Today's GOP Winners Are Already Losers

  • This week's slate of international games reads like an endless round of cakewalks and mismatches, in which the only question before kick-off is whether the final score will reach double figures.

    Time to end Shooting Party


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