tightrope walking

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Tightrope Walking

See also acrobatics.

a person who performs aerial acrobatics, as a trapeze artist, tightrope walker, stunt flier, etc.
the art or skill of tightrope walking. — funambulist, n.
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Noun1.tightrope walking - walking on a tightrope or slack rope
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
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Why don't they jump off when they crawl along the tight rope with a cat in front and a cat behind?
Although UP still emerged winners, 25-19, 25-13, 21-25, 16-25, 15-8, it was evident that the Lady Maroons walked on a tight rope in the third and fourth sets.
While a gathering of EU leaders in the Belgian capital has agreed that the Brexit talks can now move on to the so-called Phase Two issues of trade and other substantive points, the reality is that May remains on a tight rope.
Understandably, the British leader is walking a tight rope of managing expectations at home and negotiating with leaders of 27 EU countries, but it is the continuing uncertainty on what the UK actually wants that has irked leaders in Europe.
Kenya is walking on a tight rope in as far as hosting the tournament is concerned with CAF seeming worried that work might not be complete in time.
Walk the tight rope that spans the canyon of his death
While walking on a tight rope between protecting her mentor and saving herself from an investigation, Lindsay will often seek advice from her live-in boyfriend.
They will be running a circus performance workshop for anyone who wants to face their fears on the tight rope.
But Sudan is walking a tight rope on Syria as Russia remains one of its main backers at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
I AM shocked at the revelation that Matisse had used a stunt double for the tight rope walk in Britain's Got Talent.
We're performing flying trapeze and tight rope act," group head Ezra Trigg told the GDN.
Minister of State for Railway Manoj Sinha had earlier ruled out a reduction in fares in the context of lowering of diesel rates but Prabhu is expected to make a tight rope walk as he tries to bridge the huge gap in finances while presenting his maiden budget in the Lok Sabha.