BALLET in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BALLET
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ballet
 n.  a sort of theatrical representation by dancers
Classic Sentence:
1  They were of the kind which pleases mostly middle-aged bachelors and old men who are accustomed to seek in the ballet and similar frivolities a further spur to their waning passions.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
2  Next, his delight led him gracefully to execute a hop in ballet fashion, so that the wardrobe trembled and a bottle of eau-de-Cologne came crashing to the floor.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
3  The count, with playful ceremony somewhat in ballet style, offered his bent arm to Marya Dmitrievna.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX
4  And Natasha rose and went out of the room on tiptoe, like a ballet dancer, but smiling as only happy girls of fifteen can smile.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I
5  Having lifted her head and let her arms droop lifelessly, as ballet dancers do, Natasha, rising energetically from her heels to her toes, stepped to the middle of the room and stood still.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER XV
6  In reality, of all the Russian entertainments the prince liked best French actresses and ballet dancers and white-seal champagne.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 1
7  Besides the gift of the necklace he wanted to arrange with her about meeting after the ballet.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 7
8  After explaining that he could not come at the beginning of the ballet, he promised he would come for the last act and take her to supper.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 7
9  At that moment the violins sounded the signal for the ballet.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 22 THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON
10  They took their places, and the ballet began.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 22 THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON
11  Besides, although the ballet was danced, the evening had scarcely begun.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 22 THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON
12  The ballet at length came to a close, and the curtain fell amid the loud, unanimous plaudits of an enthusiastic and delighted audience.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
13  She is fairly introduced into our corps de ballet, and will figure, from time to time, in her turn, with other performers.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence:
1  That school strives to be an international leader in ballet training.
2  For a generation of ballet goers, Rudolf Nureyev might exemplify the ideal of masculine grace.
3  Hours of ballet classes kept him limber.
4  I could not force my body into the contortions required by classical ballet.
5  She is the undoubted star of British ballet.
6  I don't understand why a ballet company can't perform fresh new material instead of just bringing out the same old warhorses year after year.
7  With an outsize extravaganza that reached deep into the repertory of classical music and ballet, traversed the sights and sounds of the world's largest geopolitical expanse, soared into outer space and swept across millenniums of history in a celebration of everything from czarist military might to Soviet monumentalism, a swaggering, resurgent Russia turned its Winter Olympic aspirations into reality on Friday night.