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tumbling

[ tuhm-bling ]
/ ˈtʌm blɪŋ /
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noun

the act, practice, or art of performing acrobatic tumbles, usually on a mat or the ground.

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Origin of tumbling

First recorded in 1375–1425, tumbling is from the late Middle English word tomblyng.See tumble, -ing1
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