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Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


acrobat a circus performer on eg the trapeze.
auguste (Fr.) a circus clown of the white-faced, bungling type.
equilibrist a tightrope walker.
equilibristic of or like an equilibrist.
escamotage (Fr.) juggling.
funambulism tightrope walking.
funambulist a tightrope walker.
juggle to perform feats of manual dexterity.
juggler one that juggles.
jugglery the art or act of a juggler.
juggling jugglery.
praxinoscope an instrument with mirrors in which a series of moving drawings appear as a continuously moving picture; an early form of cinematograph.
ropedancer one who dances, walks, or performs acrobatic feats, on a tightrope.
ropewalker a ropedancer.
slacklining the activity of walking across a narrow line of synthetic webbing hung slackly above the ground.
stilter one who walks on stilts.
trapeze a swinglike apparatus used by acrobats; (verb) to perform on a trapeze.