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Some of those who have enjoyed successful athletic careers in wushu have become superstars in other spheres, including actor Jet Li of Romeo Must Die and Lethal Weapon 4 fame.
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a substance that women put on their lips to make them shiny
moving with rhythm, together as one
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Definition and synonyms of wushu from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.