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plie





to bend the knees

2





tendue





to stretch the foot

3





degage




to disangage the foot from the floor

4

ronde de jambe


circle of the leg

5

retire

to withdrawl your foot from the floor

6

grand battement

large beating of the leg

7

achappe and releve

to escape,to rise

8

cou de pied

neck of the foot
the ankle

9

porte de bras

carrage of the arms

10

third arabesk

a pose in strait lines

11

pirouette

to spin on one foot

12

pas de chat

step of the cat

13

jete

to throw

14

echappe saute

to escape with a jump

15

chasse temps leve

chasing step with a hop

16

travelling waltz

3/4 time

17

grand reverence

large formal bow