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This week's theme: reduplicatives.
razzmatazz (RAZ-muh-TAZ) noun
1. Noisy, showy display.
2. Ambiguous, evasive language.
[Apparently an alteration of razzle-dazzle, which is a reduplicative of dazzle.]
-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)
"The singing, dancing, romancing musical takes place in Manhattan, 1922, and promises all the razzmatazz wanted from a big, bright, Broadway blockbuster!" Return to the Jazz Age For Latest Production; Isle of Man Examiner; Nov 13, 2006.
Kindness is loving people more than they deserve. -Joseph Joubert, essayist (1754-1824)