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a party or gathering for dancing

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a solid projectile that is shot by a musket

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the people assembled at a lavish formal dance

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a spherical object used as a plaything

United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)

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a lavish dance requiring formal attire

the game of baseball

a pitch that is not in the strike zone

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form into a ball by winding or rolling

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The problem examined was bottom-of-the-foot pain--a symptom of plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the tough connective tissue that links the ball of the foot with the heel.
Choose well-cushioned dress shoes with a firm sole, leather upper, and flexible area at the ball of the foot.
The soft silicone gel cushions reduce pressure on the toes and metatarsals, while their anatomical design supports the ball of the foot and helps relieve the burning sensation under metatarsal heads by acting as a soft tissue supplement for metatarsalgia.
Recommended for people with pain in the ball of the foot, hammertoes, or toe cramps.
Others have since emulated the style of this slide shoe with a scooped-out design at the ball of the foot that causes the toes to grip the shoe while walking.
Personnel should concentrate on the ball of the foot when printing, because this area typically contains sufficient ridge detail to make an identification.
Avoid wearing high heeled shoes, because they shift the body weight into an unnatural position and increase pressure on the ball of the foot.
The same is true for the inner side of the ball of the foot.
You put your knee over the ball of the foot, and that creates a cushion, then the plie puts the heel down as you finish landing.