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brief dramatic piece (usually comic) presented after a play afterpiece
(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430) Augustine , Augustine of Hippo , Saint Augustine , St. Augustine
written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance book , playscript , script
Christian who has experienced a dramatic conversion to faith in Jesus born-again Christian
English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889) Browning , Robert Browning
incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect business , byplay , stage business
Greek coloratura soprano (born in the United States) known for her dramatic intensity in operatic roles (1923-1977) Callas , Maria Callas , Maria Meneghini Callas
setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account canvas , canvass
ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus capital of Syria , Damascus , Dimash
dramatic pause cesura
English poet and playwright who introduced blank verse as a form of dramatic expression; was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl (1564-1593) Christopher Marlowe , Marlowe
dramatic suspenseful situation at end of episode cliffhanger
school of music or dramatic arts conservatory
dramatic surprise coup de theatre
rhizomatous perennial herb with large dramatic peltate leaves and white to bright pink flowers in round heads on leafless stems; colonizes stream banks in the Sierra Nevada in California Darmera peltata , Indian rhubarb , Peltiphyllum peltatum , umbrella plant
final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work denouement
Spanish painter (born in Greece) remembered for his religious works characterized by elongated human forms and dramatic use of color (1541-1614) Domenikos Theotocopoulos , El Greco , Greco
dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage drama , dramatic play , play
dramatic representation dramatisation , dramatization
conversion into dramatic form dramatisation , dramatization
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