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synonyms for pirouetting

  • orbiting
  • spinning
  • swirling
  • whirling
  • circling
  • circulating
  • encircling
  • reeling
  • rolling
  • turning
  • twirling
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How to use pirouetting in a sentence

A more accurate measurement will be taken on Saturday, when the collector arm is extended and the spacecraft’s thrusters nudge it into a gentle pirouette.
NASA'S OSIRIS-REX PROBE PUNCHED AN ASTEROID IN THE NAME OF SCIENCE. HERE'S WHAT THE MISSION COULD TEACH USJEFFREY KLUGEROCTOBER 22, 2020TIME
The head sails have now been set, and we are curvetting and pirouetting about waiting for preparatory gun.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
Then pirouetting over to the largest mirror in sight she began to smooth and twist her silken sash into place.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Pirouetting once more before the mirror, she divided one fleet glance between admiration for herself and scorn for Stanton.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
A sad little marble Cupid, with his bow and quiver gone, was still pirouetting in stony glee over a stained and dried-up basin.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
It was infinitely droll to see the two, mincing, bowing, and pirouetting in front of the mirror.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
We were pirouetting on the edge of an abyss; sooner or later the false step must come and the pit swallow us.
A THIEF IN THE NIGHTE. W. HORNUNG
We know that pivotal men are simply pirouetting to England in countless droves.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, JAN. 29, 1919VARIOUS
I wonder what Miss Phipps would have said if she had come in while you were pirouetting on the mantelpiece!
PIXIE O'SHAUGHNESSYMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
Jerry was torn between desire to watch her graceful whirling and pirouetting and to keep fascinated eyes on the green elephant.
THE CIRCUS COMES TO TOWNLEBBEUS MITCHELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PIROUETTING

  • circling
  • circulating
  • encircling
  • orbiting
  • pirouetting
  • reeling
  • rolling
  • spinning
  • swirling
  • turning
  • twirling
  • whirling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.