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  • n  a greasy substance used as makeup by actors

  • A picture of Herbert face smudged with camouflage greasepaint, rifle gripped menacinglyillustrated a manual for elite Ranger trainees.
  • When you see a videotape of him smearing his face with black or green greasepaint, you aren't sure whether he's disguising himself or simulating the fecal games of a backward child.
  • Face factsthe day I donned greasepaint, a whole profession became obsolete.
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  • New Jersey Zombie Walk returns on Saturday
    Don't let the fake blood and greasepaint fool you: The New Jersey Zombie Walk, like the Jersey Shore itself, is alive and well.
    Oct. 3, 2013 -
  • Worcester Light Opera's 'Roar of Greasepaint' is dazzling
    WORCESTER - An allegory about class struggle? An abusive father-son relationship? What exactly is "The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd" all about? In the end, it really doesn't matter, because you can draw your own conclusions from Worcester County Light Opera Company's marvelous imagining of Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley's 1964 "musical."
    Sept. 28, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette

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