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- n. A performance that involves balancing things precariously and suspensefully.
- n. An effort to manage many conflicting or competing items or interests.
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Jefferson was not entirely wrong to fear Hamilton’s vision for the country, for we have always been in a constant balancing act between self-interest and community, markets and democracy, the concentration of wealth and power and the opening up of opportunity.