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  • Except for one pitch, the only one left in his repertoire from the old days.   (source)
    repertoire = collection of pitching skills
  • Whenever one of them made a move she had never seen before, she quickly appropriated it-imagined it as part of her own repertoire.   (source)
    repertoire = collection of skills
  • We have built up a repertoire of such gestures, such familiarities, between us.   (source)
    repertoire = collection
  • His grandma had only four Sunday dinners in her repertoire chicken-tried chicken, chicken-fried steak, pot roast, and corned beef —but they were all good.   (source)
    repertoire = collection of skills
  • Brandy has a limited repertoire of facial expressions: cute and pouty; cute and sultry; perky and interested; smiling and receptive; cute and spacy.   (source)
    repertoire = collection that could be performed
  • The encounter with Snow opens the door to my old repertoire of nightmares.†   (source)
  • And there were others less distinguished, perhaps, but whose lively presence made any visit memorable; for instance, Mr Wilkinson, valet-butler to Mr John Campbell, with his well-known repertoire of impersonations of prominent gentlemen; Mr Davidson from Easterly House, whose passion in debating a point could at times be as alarming to a stranger as his simple kindness at all other times was endearing; Mr Herman, valet to Mr John Henry Peters, whose extreme views no one could listen to…†   (source)
  • That is from my cliché repertoire for incoming students.†   (source)
  • Nathaniel was asked to play Camille Saint— Saens's Carnival of the Animals, a staple in the string bass repertoire of orchestral solos.†   (source)
  • When he was not occupied with the administration of his decrepit vessels, still afloat out of sheer distraction on the part of fate, or with the problems of river navigation, which grew more and more critical every day, he devoted his free time to the enrichment of his lyric repertoire.†   (source)
  • He knew the lyrics of some two hundred hymns and ballads-a repertoire ranging from "The Old Rugged Cross" to Cole Porter-and, in addition to the guitar, he could play the harmonica, the accordion, the banjo, and the xylophone.†   (source)
  • Our repertoire increased, and we were soon singing overt political songs, such as "Amajoni," a song about guerrilla soldiers, the title of which was a corruption of the English slang word for soldier, Johnny; and "Tshotsholoza," a song that compares the struggle to the motion of an oncoming train.†   (source)
  • The band was whipping through its repertoire at the usual earsplitting volume.†   (source)
  • One could not say her face softened, for softness was not in her repertoire of expressions.†   (source)
  • Jason silently ran through his repertoire of Latin cuss words.†   (source)
  • He waved again and touched up the horse and they went stamping and skittering as if the horse could find no gait within its repertoire to suit the day until he rode him through the gate and out of view of house and barn and cook and slapped the polished flank trembling under him and they went on at a hard flat gallop up the cienaga road.†   (source)
  • Conant played seven of the most difficult passages in the trombone repertoire.†   (source)
  • An entire repertoire of dates in just a couple of days, like newlyweds squeezing everything they could into the last hours of their honeymoon.†   (source)
  • "Artists and Repertoire," Ted explained, taking off his smock and balling it up in one hand, then stuffing it into his back pocket.†   (source)
  • My mom would have several choice words for me if I were to show up to dinner as a guest empty-handed, and desserts are about the only thing in my repertoire.†   (source)
  • Of these there was a limited repertoire: C-sections, hysterectomies, prolapse repair.†   (source)
  • Annika assumed this was some kind of conciliatory gesture that perhaps corresponded to an apology in Salander's limited repertoire of expressions.†   (source)
  • He had added this to his repertoire.†   (source)
  • The movie's dialogue was wittier than the mere vocabulary sounds, with a wicked repertoire of put-downs for nerdy boys seeking dates—As if! or Not even! or Skateboard!†   (source)
  • I waited for him to separate our bodies with one of the fierce, hammering blows that he kept in his inexhaustible repertoire.†   (source)
  • Other words had their own repertoires.†   (source)
  • "Venison," he declared, mentally lifting the animal through the air toward him without a second thought to the act, though telekinesis was a spell that hadn't even been in the considerable repertoire of Morkai the Red, Kessell's sole teacher.†   (source)
  • Her steps quickened as she walked around the yard, ending her repertoire with "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree," which had been playing on the radio incessantly for a couple of months.†   (source)
  • But they cannot match our repertoire …. we'll stoop to anything if that's your bent… .†   (source)
  • They had a repertoire of ballads and country songs and rousing hymns.†   (source)
  • I've worked through most of my repertoire.†   (source)
  • So he waves his baton in the Piazza, ostensibly putting the classical repertoire behind him.   (source)
    repertoire = collection of works
  • If the Icefall required few orthodox climbing techniques, it demanded a whole new repertoire of skills in their stead-for instance, the ability to tiptoe in mountaineering boots and crampons across three wobbly ladders lashed end to end, bridging a sphincter-clenching chasm.   (source)
    repertoire = collection
  • Not particularly inclined to add hostage-taking to his repertoire of abilities, Dorian had spent hours arguing against it.   (source)
  • He seemed to resonate with a kind of confidence that life was still nothing but a joke—an endless succession of soccer goals, trickery, and a constant repertoire of meaningless chatter.   (source)
    repertoire = collection of works one is prepared to perform
  • High above us in the darkness a solitary mocker poured out his repertoire in blissful unawareness of whose tree he sat in, plunging from the shrill kee, kee of the sunflower bird to the irascible qua-ack of a bluejay, to the sad lament of Poor Will, Poor Will, Poor Will.   (source)
    repertoire = collection of things to perform (in this case bird calls)
  • What's more, it was the hours of teaching Sofia that had ultimately led him to pursue another abandoned dream: playing the classical repertoire in a chamber orchestra.   (source)
    repertoire = collection of works
  • He knows he's reaching the end of the repertoire; the end of what Rachel can offer; the end of her.†   (source)
  • For lack of lullabies, he reached into his repertoire of bawdy verse.†   (source)
  • This is not part of the usual nurse/Jacob repertoire.†   (source)
  • Fred had developed the most interesting and versatile repertoire.†   (source)
  • "Good Christian people" was the most cynical epithet in Zeke's repertoire.†   (source)
  • His repertoire seemed unlimited, his energy seemed boundless, and he sang for three hours.†   (source)
  • Sometimes he played the part of an agent or manager, correcting my technique or suggesting songs for my repertoire, even advising me about my health.†   (source)
  • But like any good magician who had his repertoire down pat, the illusion was still an illusion, and right before the show, Jeremy not only had figured out how he was pulling it off, but had the photographic evidence to prove it.†   (source)
  • Green, a suavely tough little septuagenarian, has an imposing reputation among his peers, who admire his stage craft-a repertoire of actorish gifts that includes a sense of timing acute as a night-club comedian's.†   (source)
  • Instead of the radio merengues, Gladys now sang an endless repertoire of Christmas carols: Glo-oh-oh-oh-oh-ohh— Ohoh-oh-oh-ohh— Ria!†   (source)
  • But, by working through each action-unit combination, Ekman and Friesen identified about three thousand that did seem to mean something, until they had catalogued the essential repertoire of human facial displays of emotion.†   (source)
  • Chuck Berry wasn't in their repertoire.†   (source)
  • But Ghosh had an ear for what lay beneath those surface words, and a pointed question uncovered a story which matched with one in his repertoire of tales.†   (source)
  • Every time he named a country, a new dimension or a new frame of reference was added to my class's growing repertoire.†   (source)
  • He had nearly reached the end of his repertoire when Francie came in.†   (source)
  • Sieveking assured me that if those two pieces were published, they would be in every virtuoso's repertoire within six months.†   (source)
  • Then, because it had finished its repertoire, it drew a hurried but quavering breath, and began again on Genevieve.†   (source)
  • … I must run through my repertoire!†   (source)
  • He was deaf to the waltzes; they grew fainter and fainter; the discomfited performer left the huge instrument presently; and though her three friends performed some of the loudest and most brilliant new pieces of their repertoire, she did not hear a single note, but sate thinking, and boding evil.†   (source)
  • Add /Salvador/, /Trinidad/ and /Concepcion/, and their repertoire is almost exhausted.†   (source)
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