change-of-pace


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Noun1.change-of-pace - a baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball
pitch, delivery - (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
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He started at defensive back and played a major role as the team's change-of-pace running back.
It's also refreshing that as a mainstream actor, he's taking a chance on a change-of-pace stint on Broadway-and playing omnisexual Peter Allen no less
Peasants emerged from inside the cone-shaped trees for their prancing; twelve dancing mattresses made their entrance in the Act II formation of the Swan Lake corps; and there was a change-of-pace, dream-ballet sequence for the Prince and Princess.