step dance

noun

Definition of step dance 

: a dance in which steps are emphasized rather than gesture or posture

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State and pro-government media uploaded images on social media depicting residents waving Syrian flags, flashing victory signs and breaking into an impromptu step dance near Umayyad Square. Alexandra Zavis, latimes.com, "In Syria's capital, U.S. strikes packed a jolt but didn't shake government's resolve," 14 Apr. 2018 The members of the step dance team from the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women display fierce moves and determination in Amanda Lipitz’s joyous, thoroughly involving documentary about a high-stakes graduation year. Thr Staff, The Hollywood Reporter, "THR Critics Pick the Best Documentaries of 2017," 19 Dec. 2017 Consider the two-step dance the Senate needs to navigate to both pass the budget and tax cuts. Philip Elliott, Time, "Republicans Worry They'll Lose Congress. Their Solution? Tax Cuts," 17 Oct. 2017

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1887, in the meaning defined above

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