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He hops on a trapeze—it’s a metaphor for facing fear—talks to a rider who lost part of his leg in a motorcycle accident, and concludes, “Well, I think, everybody’s gotta find their own way of managing being scared.”

Freed from her guitar, but wearing counterintuitive pumps, she leaned back like a trapeze artist.

Trapeze artists and those shot out of cannonballs would fall to their death.

For a hot minute, we had Mayor Bloomberg in a trapeze, but we lost him.

Trapeze tragedy The St. Louis Trapeze Incident occurred in 1872.

The miner's job would be as much beyond my power as it would be to perform on a flying trapeze or to win the Grand National.

"—And right there is where you would miss the trapeze bar by a foot, and no net under you," interrupted Davy disgustedly.

However, the Prince pointed out to me the girl on the trapeze, the same one you had admired in Rome.

In the loft a boy learns to turn flip-flops, and with a lariat rope he can make a trapeze.

Then if the bar be grasped and the body thrown forward, the trapeze, the arms, and the body will form the segment of a circle.

As I sat on the trapeze bar there was that boy forty feet above me kicking and yelling.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trapeze, such as: aerobatics, bars, calisthenics, gym, horse, and rings.

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