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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of encore.


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  • This extra item was loudly "encored," and White scrambled back to his place and bowed his acknowledgments.

    Tell England A Study in a Generation

  • Every one sprang up, and the students stood on their seats, waved their hats and handkerchiefs, nodded their young heads in their feverish enthusiasm for art, and "encored" with intonations of the most touching supplication.

    My Double Life The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt

  • A sassy aria from Zandonai's Carmen-esque Conchita led into Fleming's oft-encored "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess, more restrained than I've heard her do in the past, with Höll giving limpid account of Gershwin's shifting counterpoint.

    To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow

  • He encored with a scorching "You Send Me" so hot that it probably blasted the yellow paint off of any taxi cabs that had the bad luck to be passing in front of the Blue Note at that moment.

    The Jazz Scene: Columbus Day, Ladies' Night

  • The script encored the central dynamic that DeMille had used on Union Pacific and North West Mounted Police: a stalwart hero (who in this case does origami), and a lusty, semi-heroic figure who, through a single weakness of character, turns bad but atones by dying nobly (Robert Preston in the earlier films, Wayne in the new one).

    Empire of Dreams

  • You have to deduct what you spent on travel, time off work, meals and other expenses encored along the way.

    Haiti contributions deductible on 2009 taxes

  • This particular aria is an aria that is calling out to be encored.

    Show-Stopping Aria Encored at the Met

  • And he and Juan Diego exchanged glances and the encored happened to that point.

    Show-Stopping Aria Encored at the Met

  • This was sufficient; the trio was encored; the applause was universal; and never had the Tauntons suffered such a complete defeat.

    Sketches by Boz

  • The Met high-definition TV broadcasts are proving popular enough that it seems nearly all will be encored.

    Archive 2007-02-01


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