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Probably alteration of change of pace.

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change-up (plural change-ups)

  1. (baseball) A pitch thrown with the arm motion of a fastball, but which travels at a much slower velocity because it is released without the fingers adding power to the delivery.
    The pitcher had a devastating change-up.
  2. (by extension) An unexpected event.
    This RFQ is a real change-up.

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