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bravura Explained

bravura at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[brəv'juərə]

bravura at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1788, "piece of music requiring great skill," from It. "bravery, spirit" (see brave). Sense of "display of brilliancy, dash" is from 1813. ///

bravura at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] [Date: 1700-1800; Language: Italian; Origin: bravo; BRAVE1]// great skill shown in the way you perform, write, paint etc, especially when you do something very difficult// --a bravura performance//

bravura at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

235 Moby Thesaurus words for "bravura":
Daedalian, ability, address, adept, adeptness, adroit, adroitness,
adventuresomeness, adventurousness, airmanship, alto, apt, aria,
aria buffa, aria cantabile, aria da capo, aria da chiesa,
aria di bravura, aria di coloratura, aria fugata, aria parlante,
arietta, arioso, artfulness, artisanship, artistic, artistry,
audaciousness, audacity, authoritative, balls, baritone, bass,
bel canto, blazon, bravado, brave, braw, brilliance, brilliancy,
brilliant, cantabile, capability, capacity, chichi, choral,
choral singing, choric, clean, clever, cleverness, coloratura,
command, competence, control, coordinated, coordination, crack,
crackerjack, craft, craftsmanship, croon, crooning, cunning, cute,
daedal, daring, dash, dashing, deft, deftness, demonstration,
derring-do, dexterity, dexterous, dexterousness, dextrous,
dextrousness, diplomacy, diplomatic, display, dramatic, dramatics,
dressy, eclat, efficiency, enterprise, etalage, excellent,
exhibition, exhibitionism, exhibitionistic, expert, expertise,
facility, false front, falsetto, fancy, fanfaronade, figure,
finesse, flair, flashing, flashy, flaunt, flaunting, flourish,
folk singing, foolhardiness, frilly, frothy, gallant, gay,
glittering, good, goodish, grace, graceful, grip, handiness, handy,
heroic, histrionics, horsemanship, hum, humming, hymnal, ingenious,
ingeniousness, ingenuity, intonation, jaunty, jazzy, know-how,
liturgical, lyric, lyricism, magisterial, manifestation,
marksmanship, masterful, masterly, mastership, mastery, neat,
no mean, operatic, operatic singing, overboldness, pageant,
pageantry, parade, politic, practical ability, professional,
proficiency, proficient, prowess, psalmic, psalmodial, psalmodic,
quick, quickness, quite some, rakish, readiness, ready, recitative,
resource, resourceful, resourcefulness, sacred, savoir-faire,
savvy, scat, scat singing, seamanship, sham, show, showing-off,
showy, singing, skill, skillful, skillfulness, slick, snazzy,
sol-fa, sol-fa exercise, solfeggio, solmization, solo, some, song,
soprano, spectacle, splash, splashy, splurge, splurgy, sporty,
staginess, statesmanlike, style, stylish, tact, tactful,
tactfulness, technical brilliance, technical mastery,
technical skill, technique, tenor, the compleat, the complete,
theatrics, timing, tonic sol-fa, treble, vaunt, venturesomeness,
venturousness, virtuosity, virtuoso, vocal, vocal music,
vocalization, warbling, well-done, wit, wizardry, workmanlike,
workmanship, yodel, yodeling

bravura at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] (formal) great skill and enthusiasm in doing sth artistic:
a bravura performance

Bravura at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bravura \Bra*vu"ra\, n. [It., (properly) bravery, spirit, from
bravo. See {Brave}.] (Mus.)
A florid, brilliant style of music, written for effect, to
show the range and flexibility of a singer's voice, or the
technical force and skill of a performer; virtuoso music.

{Aria di bravura}[It.], a florid air demanding brilliant
execution.

bravura at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

bravura
n : brilliant and showy technical skill; "in a final bravura the
ballerina appeared to be floating in water"; "the music
ends with a display of bravura"

bravura at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: etyl » it Inter: term » bravura||skill|lang=it, from Inter: term » bravo||good, skilful|lang=it.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » RP Inter: IPA » /bɹəˈvjʊəɹə/|lang=en

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • Inter: musi » c a highly technical or difficult piece, usually written for effect
    1. a display of daring

      Adjective

      Inter: en-ad » j


  • overly showy; ostentatious

  • Italian

    Noun

    Inter: it-noun » bravur|f|a|e
  • skill
    1. cleverness
    2. virtuosity


    Portuguese

    Etymology

    From the adjective Inter: term » bravo|lang=pt

    Noun

    bravura
  • courage, boldness, a display of daring
    1. anger


    Category: Category:Portuguese nouns -

    Spanish

    Noun

    Inter: es-noun » f
  • anger

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