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ˈtaɪtˌroʊptightrope

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tightropenoun

    tightly stretched rope or wire on which acrobats perform high above the ground

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  1. tightropenoun

    A tightly stretched rope or cable on which acrobats perform high above the ground.

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  1. Tightrope

    Tightrope is the debut album from Australian pop singer Stephanie McIntosh, which was released on 11 September 2006, and re-released on 19 March 2007. It was released to the UK on 20 August 2007 with an alternate track listing and cover, but some Australian editions of the album have been seen in UK music stores such as HMV.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tightrope in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tightrope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of tightrope in a Sentence

  1. Judith Pohl.When Pohl:

    I've always felt like I've had to walk a tightrope with that, i've watched him enjoy a whole lot of success in the community, and it's hard.

  2. Andrew Scott:

    When you're doing a 10-minute scene and you make a mistake in minute seven, it's really hard, you've got to start again even though you've done stuff you're quite pleased with, it's like walking a tightrope really.

  3. Vince Lombardi:

    The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.

  4. Edith Newbold Jones Wharton:

    Life is always a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope.

  5. William Carner:

    If they soothe the worries of the marketplace that helps a lot, they've got to show Syngenta how profitable this will be. At the same time they have to tell the markets they aren't going to gouge them. It's a nice little tightrope they've got themselves on.

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