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Nonetheless, the Ailey dancers spin on one leg, pop, lock, and toss off acrobatics that seem unlikely even on their highly trained bodies.
Amid an array of colorful lighting, the guests at a Manhattan-esque soiree enter, drink out of highball glasses, dance and toss off Thurberisms (``You may call it sleepwalking, but I say she's promiscuous''; ``Why didn't they repeal inhibition while they were at it?
They must understand -- to begin with -- how it can feel to spend years denying your own deepest truths, to sit silently through classes, meals, and church services while people you love toss off remarks that brutalize your soul.
And while I can toss off a half-dozen persuasive reasons for living here-how I've made good friends that I don't want to leave behind; how I don't think it's fair to my children to keep moving them from place to place; how I could never afford a similar house in a big city-I know in my heart of hearts that these are only partial explanations.
The dancers toss off small, isolated moves mixed with gestures distilled from everyday life with a sleek nonchalance, as if they are a very cool group of friends showing off on the dance floor of a local club.