plural of scene

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1 the place and time in which the action for a portion of a dramatic work (as a movie) is set
  • the first scene was the kitchen of a fancy restaurant during dinner

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2 an outburst or display of excited anger
  • please don't make a scene while we're at the restaurant

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3 position with regard to conditions and circumstances
  • one of the leading figures in the current political scene

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4 the array of painted backgrounds and furnishings used to establish the setting in a stage production
  • helped build and paint scenes for the school play

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“Scenes.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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