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somersault

som·er·sault

somersault

 
pronunciation:
suh mr sawlt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a motion in which the body rolls all the way over backward or forward.
She did somersaults down the hill.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: somersaulted, somersaulting, somersaults, summersaulted, summersaulting, summersaults
definition: to tuck the body and roll head over heels either forward or backward.
The clown somersaulted into the stadium.
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