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 Meanings and Examples of PERFORMER
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performer
 n.  entertainer; who performs or takes part in a play or performance of any kind
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  My friend was an enthusiastic musician, being himself not only a very capable performer but a composer of no ordinary merit.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
2  The man is by trade a conjurer and performer, going round the canteens after nightfall, and giving a little entertainment at each.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
3  He is a harmless enough fellow, Parker by name, a garroter by trade, and a remarkable performer upon the jew's-harp.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
4  When these nightly duties were performed there was nothing left to do but to bring in the tin candlestick from the passage, light the candle and blow out the lamp.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
5  Both bowed to the inexorable truth: they knew that Zeena never changed her mind, and that in her case a resolve once taken was equivalent to an act performed.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
6  The Baptist and Methodist ministers who performed them had no set prayers but extemporized as the circumstances demanded and seldom stopped before all mourners were in tears and the bereaved feminine relatives screaming with grief.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
7  But the fagged whale abated his speed, and blindly altering his course, went round the stern of the ship towing the two boats after him, so that they performed a complete circuit.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 73. Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; and Then ...
8  A little girl performed a skirt dance in the center of the floor.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
9  One brought his flute and another his violin, while there were some who sang and a number who performed upon the piano with various degrees of taste and agility.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVIII
10  As he performed this office, he whispered his reviving hopes in the ears of the trembling females, who, through dread of encountering the savage countenances of their captors, seldom raised their eyes from the ground.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
11  On his left, the withes which bound her to a pine, performed that office for Alice which her trembling limbs refused, and alone kept her fragile form from sinking.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
12  Still, his too-conscious ears performed their ungrateful duty, as if to warn him of some lurking danger.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
13  The scout, remembering only his own sturdy and iron nature, had probably exacted a task that David, under no circumstances, could have performed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
14  Heyward was far from regretting that his mummeries were to be performed on one who was much too ill to take an interest in their failure or success.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
15  When these acts of affection and respect were performed, the chiefs drew back again to their several places, and silence reigned in the whole encampment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The students watched as the surgeon performed the operation.
17  Several grafts may be performed at one operation.
18  She's performed remarkable feats of organization for the office.
19  The survey should be performed by an independent professional.
20  The surgeon performed a section on the vein.
21  He performed the job with practised skill.
22  She performed with skill and elan.
23  She performed the most challenging task without a mistake.
24  It was during Palance's acceptance speech that he pulled his most famous stunt of all; he dropped to the ground and performed one-armed push-ups.
25  The balance performed by the Shaolin monks have insisted to inspire many Hong Kong and Hollywood martial arts movies.
26  Not only are you showing your naivete regarding moviemaking, but you are seriously insulting the brave stuntman who actually performed the feat.
27  The magician was so dexterous that we could not follow him as he performed his tricks.
28  But the official Miss America website stresses you performed all your duties in exemplary fashion before you gave up the crown.
29  Although he was regarded by many as a curmudgeon, a few of us were aware of the many kindnesses and acts of charity that he secretly performed.
30  The evil sorcerer performed feats of necromancy, calling on the spirits of the dead to tell the future.