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opera
used in Beastly

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Definition
a musical play with orchestra in which most dialogue is sung — (typically associated with classical music and often in a language foreign to the audience)

or:

the art form (or describing something as related to it) that consists of musical plays with orchestra in which most dialogue is sung
  • He was a murderer who terrorized the opera house for years before kidnapping a young singer and trying to force her to be the love he was denied.
    Part 3 – The Castle (72% in)
opera = (used for) classical music plays in which most of the dialogue is sung
  • So basically, she got a salary and free use of our apartment, and all she had to do was laundry and vacuuming and watch soap operas and fan her butt all day.
    Part 1 — A Prince and a Witch (54% in)
  • She went to an opera—three and a half hours.
    Part 1 — A Prince and a Witch (79% in)
  • I finished the hunchback book (everyone died), so I read The Phantom of the Opera.
    Part 3 – The Castle (72% in)
  • I wished I had an opera house.
    Part 3 – The Castle (73% in)
  • I read The Hunchback, Phantom of the Opera, Frankenstein.
    Part 3 – The Castle (77% in)
  • We're doing a unit on literary monsters in English class—Phantom of the Opera, Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Dracula.
    Part 3 – The Castle (91% in)
  • What if I looked like the Phantom of the Opera or something?
    Part 3 – The Castle (98% in)
  • God, I sounded like the Phantom of the Opera.
    Part 4 – The Intruder in the Garden (30% in)
  • If she pitied me, she might think that I was some pathetic creature who was going to try to drag her off and force her to be mine, like the Phantom of the Opera.
    Part 4 – The Intruder in the Garden (74% in)

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