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ve•ris•mo



Pronunciation: (vu-riz'mō; It.ve-rēz'mô), [key]
n.
the use of everyday life and actions in artistic works: introduced into opera in the early 1900s in reaction to contemporary conventions, which were seen as artificial and untruthful.

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