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relevé

[ rel-uh-vey; French ruhluh-vey ]
/ ˌrɛl əˈveɪ; French rələˈveɪ /
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noun Ballet.
a rising up onto full point or half point from the flat of the feet.
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Origin of relevé

1925–30; <French: literally, raised, past participle of relever;see relieve
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How to use relevé in a sentence

  • Potts very unwell this evening owing to rideing a hard trotting horse; I give him a pill of Opiom which Soon releve him.

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  • Appius Claudius et senex et cæcus, a father full of wisedome can releve the state of decaying Rome.

  • Cependant, comme Nic Deck gardait le silence, il s'en suit que la proposition du ptour ne fut releve par personne.

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