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somersault

som·er·sault (sum·mer·sault)

somersault (summersault)

 
pronunciation:
suh mr sawlt
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: an acrobatic movement in which the body, in a tucked position, performs a full revolution either forward or backward.
She was dizzy after doing somersaults down the hill.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: somersaulted, somersaulting, somersaults, summersaulted, summersaulting, summersaults
definition: to tuck the body and roll head over heels either forward or backward.
The children somersaulted across the lawn.
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