razzle-dazzle


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razzle-dazzle

activity that is intended to attract people's attention by being noisy or exciting Amid all the razzle-dazzle of the party convention, it is easy to forget about the real political issues.

razzle-dazzle

(ˈræzlæˈdæzlæ)
n. flamboyant publicity; hype. After all the razzle-dazzle dies down, we’ll see what things are really like.
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CARDIFF: New Theatre (029 20878880), Chicago - the razzle-dazzle of the Broadway musical comes to Cardiff, 7.
Like the razzle-dazzle man, schools have fooled their clients by miscounting in what appears to be the clients' favor.
And, in the midst of the razzle-dazzle is Brian Conley, who proves a natural fit as PT Barnum, the irrepressible showman whose greatest delight was to "humbug" his audience - whether it be the punters drawn to his shows or his long-suffering wife Chairy (Linzi Hateley).
Set in the 19th Century, journalist Jane Sullivan's second novel is full of intrigue, mixed with the drama and razzle-dazzle of the travelling show.
Like the Patriots and Red Sox of recent years, a group of highly talented athletes, any one of whom might have carried a lesser franchise on his back, instead were called upon to set aside egos, razzle-dazzle and individual goals, and focus instead on meeting the shared challenge of being the best team in the league.
It's no surprise that Blair should choose to go out with a bit of showbiz razzle-dazzle.
Flashy title aside, the sophomore pop-rock outing from Scissor Sisters parses out the razzle-dazzle judiciously; the uber-catchy choruses and Jake Shears's stratospheric singing are anchored by deceptively complex songs that sound ageless, not dated.
Besides strong storytelling that places emphasis on personal conflict, religious themes and questions of community over razzle-dazzle, ``Battlestar Galactica'' boasts an attractive cast.
And for that extra razzle-dazzle, watch out for a piece called, All That Jazz.
missed the razzle-dazzle mark, but the nearly sold out audiences appeared too stunned by the masterworks to notice.
Diamonds Are Forever never fails in the goosebump department and no show would be complete without a tribute to the city's favourite foursome - Something and Hey Jude - before her anthem, I Am What I Am, brought 90 minutes of razzle-dazzle showbiz to a breathtaking climax.
Under the razzle-dazzle interim plan designed by Robert A.
This software, devoid of audio-visual bells and whistles, puts the razzle-dazzle into the challenges.
There is razzle-dazzle in abundance and a stellar cast of talented singers.