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acrobatics

ac·ro·bat·ics

acrobatics

 
pronunciation:
ae kr bae tihks
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part of speech: plural noun
definition 1: the moves of an acrobat; gymnastic feats.
Her acrobatics were almost unbelievable.
similar words:
tumble
definition 2: (used with a sing. verb) the art of performing gymnastic feats.
Acrobatics requires great discipline.
definition 3: (used with a sing. verb) any display of unusual dexterity or precision.
mental acrobatics
Word Parts
The word acrobatics contains the following parts:
acro Greek root that means high, extremity, tip
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology