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acrobatics vs. gymnastics

[ ak-ruh-bat-iks ]
  1. the feats of an acrobat; gymnastics.
  2. the art or practice of acrobatic feats.
  3. something performed with remarkable agility and ease: the verbal acrobatics of a habitual liar.
[ jim-nas-tiks ]
  1. gymnastic exercises.
  2. the practice art, or competitive sport of gymnastic exercises.
  3. mental feats or other exercises of skill: Verbal gymnastics.

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