salto mortale

Italian noun phrase

sal·​to mor·​ta·​le ˌsäl-tō-mȯr-ˈtä-lā How to pronounce salto mortale (audio)
: deadly jump : full somersault : fateful or dangerous decision

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“Salto mortale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salto%20mortale. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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