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pirouette

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pirouette

  1. a rapid turning about on an axis or central point <the ballerina's perfectly executed pirouette> Synonyms gyration, spin, reel, revolution, roll, rotation, twirl, wheel, whirlRelated Words circuit, circulation, ring, round; coil, curl, curve, spiral, twist, whorl; circle, orbit; eddy, swirl




pirouette

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pirouette

  1. to move in circles around an axis or center <the ballerina pirouetted across the stage> Synonyms gyrate, pinwheel, spin, revolve, roll, rotate, turn, twirl, wheel, whirlRelated Words coil, curl, curve, round, spiral, swirl, twine, twist, wind; circle, circulate, encircle, orbit, ring; pivot, swivel





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