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acrobat

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1 one who performs feats of physical strength, balance, and agility on special apparatus
  • a child who is a natural acrobat with a superb sense of balance

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2 a person who dexterously and expediently changes or adopts opinions
  • a political acrobat whose opinion on any issue is whatever will get the most votes

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The first known use of acrobat was in 1827

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“Acrobat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acrobat. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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