orchestrated orchestrated  /ˈɔr kɪ ˌstreɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) arranged for performance by an orchestra

Usage(s):

  1. Starting with that first letter, she has orchestrated a sustained dramatic crescendo unlike anything literature has ever seen.
  2. Obama's trip to Iraq and Afghanistan was official government business, as part of a congressional delegation; from here on out, it is being orchestrated by his campaign.
  3. And Spielberg orchestrated the movements of the camera and the puppet spaceman with the feelings ofit has to be called loveexpressed in young Henry Thomas' yearning face.

News

  1. Florida man executed for prison guard's 1987 murder

    A man who orchestrated a prison van ambush in 1987 in an attempt to free a prisoner has been executed.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Fla. man executed for prison guard's murder

    A man who orchestrated a prison van ambush in 1987 in an attempt to free a prisoner has been executed.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. How Edward J. Snowden Orchestrated a Blockbuster Story

    Edward J. Snowden orchestrated an elaborate plan to reveal the closely guarded secrets he had emerged with from deep inside the American national security apparatus.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "The well-planned and very orchestrated attacks, probably with external linkages, were intended to create a sense of panic by choosing high-profile targets and indiscriminately killing innocent foreigners," Singh said.
    on Nov 27, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: CNN International

  2. "He's a teenager," Mrs Palin said. "I don't think he realises quite yet what it is that he is being handled and orchestrated around."
    on Nov 16, 2009 By: Sarah Palin Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "To me, that's one of the best parts about it," said Melroy, a retired Air Force colonel who will be only the second woman to command a space shuttle flight. "This is not something that was planned or orchestrated in any way."
    on Oct 20, 2007 By: Pamela Melroy Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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