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acrobat

a kruh bat

  • n  an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination

  • And in "The Garage," his last film with Arbuckle, Keaton slides down a flagpole; or rather he corkscrews down it, in a stunt worthy of a Peking acrobat.
  • Maybe you're Nicolas Cage in Leaving Las Vegas and the happy-roller-coaster-fake-New-York-acrobat-show Vegas isn't quite right for your alcoholic suicidal mood.
  • Yetta Wallenda, 42, German-born acrobat and member of the ill-starred Flying Wallendas; of injuries suffered when she apparently fainted at the climax of her solo act atop a .
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  • Steve Jobs in RCR Wireless
    While Apple went through its [sob] "near death experience," Jobs says, "Adobe was drawn to the corporate market with their Acrobat products," like a moth to the flame.
  • Bob Feller in The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
    Joe Gordon was an acrobat,said Hall of Famer Bob Feller, a teammate of Gordon's with the Indians. "He was always in front of the ball. . .just like (shortstop) Lou Boudreau."
  • Rick Comley in DetNews.com
    He gets better as the game goes on,Comley said. "He was very nervous early, but then he made a couple great saves and he became the acrobat, the guy we know."

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