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acrobatic

[ak-ruh-bat-ik] /ˌæk rəˈbæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or like an acrobat or acrobatics.
2.
having the good balance, agility, and coordination of an acrobat.
Also, acrobatical.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Greek akrobatikós. See acrobat, -ic
Related forms
acrobatically, adverb
semiacrobatic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for acrobatically
acrobatic
1861, from Fr. acrobatique (see acrobat). Acrobatics is attested from 1882; earlier was acrobatism (1864). In early 20c. acrobacy (from Fr. acrobacie) sometimes was used.
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