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[mass noun] An attractive combination of vitality and glamour:‘a summer collection with pizzazz’
flair, stylishness, smartness, elegance, grace, gracefulness, poise, polish, suaveness, sophistication, urbanity, chic, finesse, panache, flourish, tasteView synonyms
- ‘Take your time with the overhaul, but punch it out with pizzazz.’
- ‘What was missing was pizzazz: that certain zing in her walk and attitude, to set her apart.’
- ‘Enter nonprofit Trees New York, which together with Cooper Union art school decided to go beyond signage while adding a touch of pizzazz.’
- ‘Punters are encouraged to dress up to add glamour and pizzazz to a night which will transport the willing to disco dance heaven.’
- ‘Instead, we just adore how it adds pizzazz to our favorite tops and dresses.’
- ‘In dark brown, these are traditionally styled and lack the punch panache and pizzazz hip kids require in a shoe.’
- ‘Outlandish costumes and attitudes would also add pizzazz to the game.’
- ‘But if you want a bit of pizzazz, a touch of class and a little extra, go somewhere else.’
- ‘Lenny liked a certain amount of opulence: glitz and glamour, an expensive sound and maximum pizzazz.’
- ‘She was glitz, glamour and pizzazz ripped from the headlines.’
- ‘Have everyone bring a vintage linen or favorite place mat to add pizzazz.’
- ‘Here are simple ways I have found over the years to add pizzazz to the anniversary of the day a child was born.’
- ‘It will be celebrated with pizzazz and stamina.’
- ‘European papers, metallic inks and varnishes add pizzazz to the images.’
- ‘Peppers, in all their bold, beautiful hues, are a terrific way to add color and pizzazz to almost any dish.’
- ‘All of these men carried themselves with grace and pizzazz.’
- ‘This tip is equally suited to people who want to add a little more pizzazz to their computer and for those who want to make them as businesslike a possible.’
- ‘It's typical of the Belfast approach to life, this earthing of Ireland's celebrities and stars, this demystification of the glamour and pizzazz of showbusiness.’
- ‘Positive and negative colorations add pizzazz on garment seams.’
- ‘Give your party some pizzazz by throwing it around a theme.’
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