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People Emblazoned The Harsh Winds Of The Harmattan By Pirouetting

In Words on April 16, 2011 at 11:00

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Emblazon |emˈblāzn| –

Verb

  • To conspicuously inscribe or display (a design) on something.
  • To depict (a heraldic device).

Votive |ˈvōtiv| –

  • (adj) Offered or consecrated in fulfillment of a vow.
  • (noun) An object offered in this way, such as a candle used as a vigil light.

Harmattan |ˌhärməˈtän| –

Noun

  • A dry, dusty easterly or northeasterly wind on the West African coast, occurring from December to February.
Pirouette |ˌpiroŏˈet| –

Noun

  • An act of spinning on one foot, typically with the raised foot touching the knee of the supporting leg.
  • A movement performed in advanced dressage and classical riding, in which the horse makes a circle by pivoting on a hind leg while cantering.

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