Noun(1) (ballet, especially on the toes as in ballet
Verb(1) do a pirouette, usually as part of a dance
(1) The horse needs sufficient impulsion for the work that is being asked of him, i.e. cantering a 20 metre circle requires much less impulsion than performing a canter pirouette .(2) Laurie, in her ecstatic state, executed a pirouette , and began to sing in earnest.(3) She then did a second, slower pirouette as if to emphasize her attire.(4) They got a bit bogged down near the end of the performance during a final pirouette in piaffe, but overall featured a strong technique.(5) By the end of that week, I could consistently execute quadruple pirouettes to both right and left.(6) The trainer, unfazed by Dansk's apparent aggression, manages to persuade the animal to kneel, walks on its backside and performs pirouettes .(7) In classical ballet pirouettes are executed on pointe, as are arabesques.(8) She pirouetted gracefully, and laughed back at him.(9) The swords sang as the soldier and I danced; pirouetting , blocking, lunging, advancing, and retreating.(10) For example, she would give everyone triple pirouettes when I could only do one.(11) The tenor saxophonist wore his baseball hat backwards as he pirouetted and moonwalked across the front of the stage.(12) The mare seemed to some a bit undone in the final canter work, fighting Paxton in one of the half pirouettes , and missing her three-time changes.(13) Laughing like a child, Noel made the boxers dance, pirouetting lightly across the carpet.(14) She twirled and pirouetted with her arms outstretched to catch the gliding snowflakes.(15) The music highlighted excellent canter work, including multiple pirouettes , and tempi changes on a curve.
1. spin ::
2. twirl ::
3. whirl ::
4. turn ::
5. twizzle ::
6. spin around ::
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7. twirl ::
8. whirl ::
10. revolve ::
11. pivot ::
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