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Acʹrobat

means one who goes on his extremities, or uses only the tips of his fingers and toes in moving about. (It is from the two Greek words, akros baino, to go on the extremities of one’s limbs.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Acolyte
Aconite
Acrasia (Self-indulgence)
Acrates
Acre
Acre-fight
Acre-shot
Acres
Acroamatics
Acroatic
Acrobat
Acropolis
Acrostic (Greek, akros stichos)
Acrostics
Act and Opponency
Act of Faith (auto da fé)
Act of God (An)
Actæon
Actian Years
Action Sermon
Active