WORD OF THE DAY.
The word of the day comes from THE MAN WHO SAW EVERYTHING by Deborah Levy.
ballet a posture in which one leg is extended backwards at right angles, the torso bent forwards, and the arms outstretched, one forwards and one backwards.
an ornamental design consisting of intertwined flowing lines, originally found in ancient Islamic art. "arabesque scrolls" synonyms: elaborate · ornate · fancy · baroque · rococo
music a passage or composition with fanciful ornamentation of the melody.