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  • adjective Having the characteristics of a dance

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Examples

  • Tai Chi at least as practiced in many places now is a set of gentle, dancelike movements, “meditation in motion,” designed to reduce stress and promote a feeling of well-being.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Tai Chi at least as practiced in many places now is a set of gentle, dancelike movements, “meditation in motion,” designed to reduce stress and promote a feeling of well-being.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Tai Chi at least as practiced in many places now is a set of gentle, dancelike movements, “meditation in motion,” designed to reduce stress and promote a feeling of well-being.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Tai Chi at least as practiced in many places now is a set of gentle, dancelike movements, “meditation in motion,” designed to reduce stress and promote a feeling of well-being.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Musically, too, the pure tonality of the brass fanfares is undermined by harmonies in the dancelike passages that slide around and, at times, lean precariously against one another like drunkards.

    Fanfares in the Face of Fascism

  • "Oh thou that tellest" was a speedy, joyful exultation as Mr. Angel, the chorus, and the fierce violins threw themselves into its dancelike rhythms.

    Tracing the Gospel With Renewed Vigor and Drama

  • And No. 6 is a marvel, its dark hues never eclipsing the dancelike rhythms of the music and the fascinating interplay among viola, cello, viola da gamba and violone.

    On CD: Gardiner leads the Brandenburgs

  • Next in line was the poet Thomas Wyatt, who bowed most dramatically, sweeping his hat out with an almost dancelike movement.

    The Tudors: King Takes Queen

  • He lunged from side to side, dancelike and frantic, then stiffened his arms into propellers, dipped his head, and sprinted in a vague figure eight.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • McFarlane's "On the Heath" for two lutes (with William Simms as a fine partner) was a pleasant set of three folksy, dancelike movements and, in its premiere performance, his "Firedance," with its elements of Irish lamenting and jig-like resolution, was attractive and easy to listen to.

    In performance: Bach Sinfonia

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