razzmatazz


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razzmatazz

and razzamatazz (ˈræz(ə)məˈtæz)
n. deceptive talk; hype. Cut out the razzamatazz. How dumb do you think I am?
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All that remained of Razzmatazz was a doll's eyeball.
Razzmatazz was a national pop show for kids produced at Tyne Tees, with Andrea Wonfor as executive producer and Gavin Taylor as director and Malcolm Gerrie as producer.
I'd just make things up like Razzmatazz or Glitch Knife," The Mirror quoted him as saying.
but, dang it, how do you not connect the dots to find some kinda juice boost in one of their razzmatazz smoothies?
The greatest strides for innovation are apparent in urban settings: a green building like the ecological razzmatazz of Enric Ruis-Geli's Hotel Habitat covered by a weblike curtain of coloured lights indicating energy absorbed during the day to be released at night; Thom Mayne's (with Begona Diaz-Urgorri) Public Housing that combines low-rise structures with a masterful gridded labyrinth of a village incorporating interior courtyards, communal gardens, trellises and pergolas (shades of old Beijing); and Herzog & de Meuron's La Ciudad del Flamenco with its facade a perforated screen of vaguely Moorish script that glows at night with light from the interior (AR June 2004).
With all the razzmatazz concerning the introduction next week of through flights by Virgin Atlantic to Sydney it should not be forgotten that the granting of licenses was a result of a tradeoff between the authorities in Hong Kong and London regarding the North Atlantic.
AFTER the razzmatazz of the opening ceremony the Olympic Games begin in earnest this week as the world's top sports stars chase those coveted gold, silver and bronze medals in Athens.
There also is a bubble bath in bright colors and equally colorfully named fragrances: Blizzard Blue, Razzmatazz and Purple Pizzazz.
Costcutter has teamed up with outdoor ad firm Mobile Media to give independents the chance to open new stores with a touch of razzmatazz.
Near the end a razzmatazz group dance takes place in silence before the music returns, and a woman is caught in mid-jete as the lights go down--a transitory encounter that represents all of the others that Fagan has shown with cheerful and unsentimental accuracy in this work.
Dave recorded Ragtime Razzmatazz, Volumes I & II, back in 1980 and 1982, at which time I reviewed them on LP.
promises to begin the immediate transformation of the New York City's biggest tourist attraction into a vibrant, pulsing entertainment neighborhood that retains Times Square's historically famous razzmatazz ambience.
Pink Sheets:OSSG) ("the Company") announced today that its subsidiary, The Online Outpost Licensing Corporation, has signed an Area Franchise Agreement for Durango, Colorado with RazzMatazz, LLC.
Amid royal razzmatazz, religious pomp and military panoply, King Richard III was buried in Leicester Cathedral yesterday, 530 years after he died in the Battle of Bosworth.
So it certainly looks the part and is kitted out with an abundance of sporting razzmatazz.