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inability to make purposeful movements apraxia
inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait ataxia , ataxy , dyssynergia , motor ataxia
continuous succession of slow, writhing, involuntary movements of the hands and feet and other body parts athetosis
carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant awkwardness , clumsiness
(psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation behavior , behaviour
Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen belly dance , belly dancing , danse du ventre
woman who performs a solo Oriental dance using exaggerated abdominal movements belly dancer , exotic belly dancer , exotic dancer
act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements block , blocking
communication via the movements or attitudes of the body body language
modern ballroom dance from Latin America; small steps and swaying movements of the hips cha-cha , cha-cha-cha
any of several degenerative nervous disorders characterized by spasmodic movements of the body and limbs chorea
disease causing jerky movements chorea , Saint Vitus' dance
abasia related to abnormal movements of the legs choreic abasia
style of ballet based on precise conventional steps performed with graceful and flowing movements classical ballet
balance, movements to maintain compensation
skillful and effective interaction of movements coordination
sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance dance step , step
taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music dance , dancing , saltation , terpsichore
ascetic Muslim monk; a member of an order noted for devotional exercises involving bodily movements dervish
frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor diarrhea , diarrhoea , looseness , looseness of the bowels
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