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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. brilliant and showy technical skill;
- Example: "in a final bravura the ballerina appeared to be floating in water"
- Example: "the music ends with a display of bravura"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bravura \Bra*vu"ra\, n. [It., (properly) bravery, spirit, from bravo. See Brave.] (Mus.) A florid, brilliant style of music, written for effect, to show the range and flexibility of a singer's voice, or the technical force and skill of a performer; virtuoso music. [1913 Webster] Aria di bravura[It.], a florid air demanding brilliant execution. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bravura n 1: brilliant and showy technical skill; "in a final bravura the ballerina appeared to be floating in water"; "the music ends with a display of bravura"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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