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Origin of pyrotechnic
Examples from the Web for pyrotechnic
These depictions tend to be rather, shall we say, pyrotechnic.‘The Leftovers’ Review: A Fever Dream You Can’t Wake Up From|Andrew Romano|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Angel Westberry, 43, watched the pyrotechnic stage show that entertained visitors while they waited.The House of Shock Is Terrifying Its Guests and Causing Controversy—and the Zombies Who Run the Show Are Loving It|Tyler Gillespie|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Many in the crowd reportedly first mistook the flames flickering above the stage as part of a pyrotechnic display.
More and more vivid became the pyrotechnic display of electric brilliance, until suddenly the entire tractor rod disappeared.Triplanetary|Edward Elmer Smith
My husband, accustomed to the pyrotechnic display of the elements, slept soundly through the early part of the storm.Tenting on the Plains|Elizabeth B. Custer
With Clemens it may truly be said that profanity was an art—a pyrotechnic art that entertained nations.1601|Mark Twain
A pyrotechnic panorama of countless colors and shapes, while below could be seen the green-tinted sea, and above, the purple sky.The Smoky God|Willis George Emerson
I heard more picturesque and pyrotechnic wit at one luncheon in Philadelphia than at any two repasts outside it.Your United States|Arnold Bennett
1704, "of or pertaining to fire;" 1825, "of or pertaining to fireworks," from pyro- + Greek tekhnikos "made by art," from tekhne "art" (see techno-). Figurative use attested from 1847. Related: Pyrotechnical (1610s, from pyrotechny "use of gunpowder," 1570s).