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Resembling snow; snowy.

[From Latin niveus, from nix, niv-, snow; see sneigwh- in Indo-European roots.]


resembling snow, esp in colour
[C17: from Latin niveus, from nix snow]
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Her wit and nutty sophistication in Bourree Fantasque, dancing that crazy first duet with Robbins; her high-grace elegance in Caracole; the fierceness of her Chief Bacchante (a variation on Choleric) in Orpheus; the extraordinary niveous eloquence of her Odette in Balanchine's Swan Lake; the odd poignancy of her "rescue from drowning" duet with Nicholas Magallanes in Jones Beach; the zip of her classicism in a matinee performance of the Glinka Pas de Trois; and the spare musical precision of her Symphonie Concertante.