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Synonyms for somersault

an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

do a somersault

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Newman looked at her; he felt a little dizzy; for the moment he seemed to be turning his somersault again.
Yet it appeared that King Lear, after deep meditation, could think of no other argument by which to prove his kingship: and, as this was the last of the 'Bits' of Shakespeare ("We never do more than three," Sylvie explained in a whisper), Bruno gave the audience quite a long series of somersaults before he finally retired, leaving the enraptured Frogs all crying out "More
why, you'll get more exercise, sitting down on that ship, than you would turning somersaults on dry land.
Then they struck up a frantic dance, with maniacal gestures, idiotic stampings, and somersaults like those of the boneless clowns in the circus.
In the final, his first pass featured a round off, double straight somersault, whip flick into double straight and somersault into whip flick triple pike somersault.
I'm starting to learn how to somersault and that is the next thing.
Meanwhile, Will Vaulks is lining up his trademark somersault against Rangers this weekend.
Daley has had trouble when it comes to the "twister" - a back two-and-a-half somersault with two-and-a-half twists - and scored just 37.
Previously when he had entered he hadn't been able to complete a double somersault and the tariff was only 5.
The veteran striker is dropping his trademark somersault celebration in order to stay fit for the 2014 World Cup.
The 18-year-old survived a scare on Friday night, a poorly executed three-and-a-half somersault fifth dive drew scores of three, leaving him dangling dangerously in 16th, out of a cut of 18.
CDATA[ Yeshiva students in Jerusalem somersault to encourage people to get ready for the Rosh HaShanah New Year a and pray.
has announced the April debut of Somersault Ale as the brewery's brand new summer seasonal, replacing Skinny Dip.