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synonyms for pirouette

  • cycle
  • circle
  • circumvolution
  • gyration
  • gyre
  • lap
  • orbit
  • reel
  • roll
  • rotation
  • round
  • spin
  • swirl
  • turn
  • turning
  • twirl
  • wheel
  • whirl
  • revolve
  • revolving
See also synonyms for: pirouetted / pirouetting
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antonyms for pirouette

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  • stagnation
  • submission
    • steady
    • gather
    • collect
    • let go
    • stop
    • halt
    • stand
    • fail
    • free
    • untwist
    • hold
    • stabilize
    • pile
    • repress
    • dissuade
    • unwrap
    • uncover
    • straighten
    • precede
      • untwist
      • straight
      • straighten
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        How to use pirouette in a sentence

        Jessie suddenly hopped down from the chair arm and began a pirouette about the room, clapping her hands as she danced.
        THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
        Quelus drew back in a rage, and Bussy, making a pirouette, went out of the gallery.
        CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
        So saying, he made a pirouette on his heel, and put his attendants in motion to place dinner on the table.
        THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
        My pony, however, began to pirouette round in circles, and before I could get him in hand the lioness bounded away.
        MOTOR MATT'S PERIL, OR, CAST AWAY IN THE BAHAMASSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
        With that she made a pirouette, and in three bounds was out of the room.
        THE INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE, VOL. IV. NEW-YORK, DECEMBER 1, 1851. NO. V.VARIOUS
        Then the head and body joined, executed a horizontal pirouette, and settled gently to the floor like an eight-foot circus balloon.
        PROBLEMALAN EDWARD NOURSE
        She jerked the bridle, and making her horse suddenly pirouette, compelled Louise to jump down.
        THE GOLDEN DOGWILLIAM KIRBY
        Jenny herself burst into a shout of merriment and whirled about in a pirouette, swinging the sparkling chain around her head.
        THE INTOXICATED GHOSTARLO BATES
        A most ludicrous grimace passed over his face as he saw the position and he cut a silent pirouette in the air, behind her.
        MY WIFE AND IHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
        But the pack-horses are less tractable, and dance and pirouette in all directions till the noise is over.
        CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ART, NO. 681, JANUARY 13, 1877.VARIOUS
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        WORDS RELATED TO PIROUETTE

        • circle
        • circulate
        • circumduct
        • gyre
        • pirouette
        • purl
        • roll
        • rotate
        • spin
        • spiral
        • turn
        • twirl
        • whirl
        • whirligig
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