- studied nonchalance
- perfect conduct or performance of something (as an artistic endeavor) without apparent effort
Fun word, eh? Or maybe it's the double Z's. I'm a sucker for those for whatever strange reason.
Maryann’s leg trembles as she balances herself on one foot. She holds her arms up, pinky finger held out like when she drinks tea with her stuffed animals. The music starts and she leaps, landing on her other foot. Swaying her arms back and forth, she twirls around.
Mommy rushes to her side. “Oh, my sprezzatura dancer, are you all right?”
The strange word stops the tears. “Spat-two-a?”
Mommy hugs her tightly. “It’s a special word for you were perfect.”