Examples of pizzazz in a Sentence
The young actress has a lot of pizzazz.
The song has plenty of pizzazz.
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The rest of the show was another blitzkrieg of catchy pop anthems accompanied by more visual pizzazz.
Gone are the days of boring brushes with zero pizzazz
For more visual pizzazz, the Elevation Edition adds black aluminum wheels, body-colored bumpers and grille surround, and black recovery hooks.
Considering Colorado had a new manager in Black, a rotation with more peach fuzz than pizzazz and a rebuilt bullpen, .500 would have been a good record.
Dancer Merrick Hanna went flying in his salute to robots, a routine given extra pizzazz by eye-catching graphics.
Had the Eagles somehow stumbled upon a franchise quarterback in a third-round draft pick who had all the pizzazz and personality of a damp paper towel?
But there’s no doubt the game has lost some pizzazz since then.
Test Results: Maximum Cubby Storage Exterior Measurement Comparisons Exterior Features Honda’s designers, bent on penciling in some visual pizzazz, carved a pair of swooshes into the Odyssey’s body sides.
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Origin and Etymology of pizzazz
First Known Use: 1937See Words from the same year
Synonymsallure, animal magnetism, appeal, attractiveness, captivation, charisma, duende, enchantment, fascination, force field, glamour (also glamor), magic, magnetism, oomph, charm (or pizazz), seductiveness, witchery
Related Wordsallurement, attraction, call, lure, seduction; agreeableness, darlingness, delightfulness, desirability, desirableness, niceness, pleasantness, pleasingness, sweetness; sex appeal
Near Antonymsdisagreeableness, distastefulness, obnoxiousness, offensiveness, unpleasantness
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