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  • n  quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

  • From the moment Remy enters, crashing, to the final happy fadeout, Ratatouille parades the brio and depth that set Pixar apart from and above other animation studios.
  • Now Kerry's former running mate is declaring his independence from a phrase that politicians have been brandishing with brio for more than five years.
  • LUIS MIGUEL DOMINGUIN, 69, famed Spanish matador who fought with brio, arrogance and death-defying daring; following a stroke; in Sotogrande.
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  • 'Americanah' a sprawling novel on poisonous racism
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a MacArthur Fellow and onetime Drexel University student who, as every available blurb says, "splits her time between Nigeria and the United States." Her brave, sprawling novel Americanah tackles the U.S. race complex with a directness and brio no U.S. writer of any color would risk.
    June 10, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

  • Kenneth Turan in The Age
    It's no stretch to see Crowe embracing the role of a cocky, seductive outlaw, the unlikely sophisticate who enjoys playing manipulative mind games with everyone in sight, but he does so with so much brio that his performance shines,Los...
  • Jackie Maxwell in Emediawire (press release)
    In making the announcement, Jackie Maxwell noted: "The creativity and multi-faceted character of our world renowned Ensemble of actors, directors and designers allows us to embark with great brio on an ambitious season. The staging of Tonight at...
  • Richard Corliss in The Gate
    Richard Corliss of Time Magazine called the film "instant nostalgia - a class reunion of the old gang who in the '80s reinvigorated the classic action film with such expertise and brio."

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