waltz

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  • A ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat.
  • The music for this dance.
  • An instrumental or vocal composition in triple time.
  • Something that presents no difficulties and can be accomplished with little effort.
  • To dance the waltz.
  • To move with self-assuredness or indifference.
  • To accomplish a task, chore, or assignment with little effort.
  • To dance the waltz with.
  • To lead or force to move in a self-assured or purposeful manner; march.
  • (<em>waltz Matilda</em>) To travel about, especially on foot, carrying a swag.
  • Arouud dance, probably of Bohe mian origin, which has been extraordinarily popular since the latter part of the eighteenth century.
  • Music for such a dance, or in its rhythm, which is triple and moderately quick.
  • To dance a waltz, or in the movement or step of a waltz.
  • To move lightly or trippingly or swiftly as in a waltz: as, the young people <em>waltzed</em> into the room.
  • A dance performed by two persons in circular figures with a whirling motion; also, a piece of music composed in triple measure for this kind of dance.
  • To dance a waltz.
  • A <xref>ballroom</xref> <xref>dance</xref> in 3/4 <xref>time</xref>.
  • A <xref>piece</xref> of <xref>music</xref> for this <xref>dance</xref> (or in <xref>triple</xref> time).
  • A <xref>simple</xref> <xref>task</xref>.
  • To <xref>dance</xref> the waltz (with).
  • To <xref>accomplish</xref> a task with little <xref>effort</xref>.
  • To <xref>move</xref> <xref>briskly</xref> and <xref>unhesitatingly</xref>.
  • To move with <xref>fanfare</xref>.
  • dance a waltz
  • a ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat
  • music composed in triple time for waltzing
  • an assured victory (especially in an election)
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