cast of characters

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cast of characters the actors in a play
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Usage

In literature:

Thoroughgood Moor did much to redeem the character of the church from the disgrace cast upon it by the lives of its patrons.
"A History of American Christianity" by Leonard Woolsey Bacon
Reputation is only the shadow of character, and a very small house sometimes will cast a very long shadow.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
Despite his faults, Moliere was cast in a noble, generous mould, of character as well as of genius.
"Classic French Course in English" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
What a cast of characters!
"The Big Fix" by George Oliver Smith
Type are cast separately in moulds, a "matrix" at the end of the mould forming the letter or other character.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
Mariam Abagi was a woman of unusual character for her caste.
"Under the Rebel's Reign" by Charles Neufeld
His is a character that gains from the mystery of romance cast over it.
"The Story of Rouen" by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
The character and genius of the inhabitants of these two countries took their cast, in each case, from the physical conformations of the soil.
"Xerxes" by Jacob Abbott
There is a story told of their life among themselves which casts lurid light on their character and ways of life.
"The Little Manx Nation - 1891" by Hall Caine
Of a wholly different cast of character and of reading was the renowned CAPTAIN COX of Coventry.
"Bibliomania; or Book-Madness" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
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In news:

But first, a cuddly cast of characters will flock into your living room.
Colorful cast of characters comes out for Lexington Fourth of July parade.
In particular, you might not be familiar with the revolving cast of characters involved in following the food beat.
The Descendants, a dramedy filmed on Oahu and Kauai and packed with a cast of compelling Hawaii characters, picked up an Oscar statuette last night for best adapted screenplay.
"As part of one alleged scheme, Hotton concocted a cast of characters to invest in a major musical -- investors who turned out to be deep-pocketed phantoms," Bharara said in the news release.
For years, Queens was usually identified by the cast of TV characters coming from there-Archie Bunker, George Costanza's screeching parents and Fran Drescher, the nasal-challenged nanny.
You really can't add a cast of other characters and get anything other than Brussels sprouts .
is about to hit theaters and some inspired casting of a crucial new character may make this the best movie of them all.
An excellent cast made up entirely of character actors provides a rich array of eccentrics who live in the building over the deli and the sewers used as tunnels by the Troglodins.
'American Freak Show' features a strong cast of characters — from Sarah Palin to the 'Jersey Shore's' Snooki.
Jane Goodall reflects on 50 years of primate research, and the cast of characters she grew to love.
When casting Town & Gown Theatre's opening play of its 62nd season, director Paul Weber knew he needed five women whose personalities could carry a character-driven performance.
David Strathairn will join Jessica Chastain in the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of "The Heiress ," with the actor signing on to play the father of Chastain's title character.
Quite a cast of characters will help Lisa Nutter, the mayor's wife, officially light the city's holiday tree early Wednesday evening at JFK Plaza, better known as Love Park.
My family's cast of characters: Parents, Marilyn and Andrew.
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In science:

The reader may find it helpful to continue returning to this “Cast of Characters” table as he advances through this play.
Relaxation Method For Calculating Quantum Entanglement
There the equation of state is used to find the alternative analytical form for f ′′ , that cast in evidence the non-negative character of the replicon eigenvalues.
Stability of the Mezard-Parisi solution for random manifolds
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