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Tuesday, August 18, 2015, Bhadra 3, 1422 BS, Zilqad 2, 1436 Hijr


Word of the day
Published :Tuesday, 18 August, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 17

Capriole (kap-ree-ohl)
1. a caper or leap
2. Man?ge. a movement in which the horse jumps up with its forelegs well drawn in, kicks out with its hind legs in a horizontal position in the air, and then lands again on the same spot
3. to execute a capriole
Origin:
Capriole is related to the more common English word caper. They both stem from the Latin word referring to a male goat.
Quotes:
'The thought has occurred to me,' Mia giggled, sounding more her old self, 'although I was thinking more along the lines of Scully performing a capriole to send the bridegroom into orbit.'
?Fiona Walker, The Summer Wedding, 2013
When Father said precocious it sounded wrong, like a walrus performing a capriole.
?David Logan, Half-Sick Of Shadows, 2012









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