juggle [jug′əl]
juggled, juggling [ME jogelen < OFr jogler, to juggle, play false < ML jogulari, to play, entertain < L joculari, to joke < joculus, dim. of jocus,JOKE]
1. to perform skillful tricks of sleight of hand with (balls, knives, etc.) as by keeping a number of them in the air continuously
2. to make several awkward attempts to catch or hold (a ball, etc.)
3. to manipulate or practice trickery on so as to deceive or cheat [to juggle figures so as to show a profit]
to toss up a number of balls, knives, etc. and keep them continuously in the air
1. an act of juggling
2. a clever trick or deception
juggler [jug′lər]

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