Tightrope

usgb/ˈtaɪtrəʊp/Volume
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Used to describe a circus or acrobatic performance, often showcasing skill and balance. SlideThe festival's highlight was a tightrope act above the crowd.
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Sometimes used metaphorically to represent maintaining balance in challenging situations. SlideHe walked a diplomatic tightrope during the negotiations.
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Implies a high level of skill, careful practice, and concentration, much like an acrobat. SlideCompleting the project on time was like walking a tightrope.