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capriole

cap·ri·ole

capriole

 
pronunciation:
kae pri ol
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a leap or caper, as in dance.
definition 2: a vertical leap by a trained horse, with the forelegs drawn in and the hind legs kicking out.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: caprioled, caprioles, caprioling
definition: to do a capriole.