Word of the Week (WOW) 6th December, 2015

Word of the Week is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to learn new words every week.

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To participate just make a post with your word and leave the link as a comment to Heena’s WOW post.

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Funambulist /noun/ fyoo-nam-byuh-list /

An acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope

Synonyms
tightrope walker

Origin

Late 18th century: from French funambule orLatin funambulus (from funis ‘rope’ + ambulare‘to walk’) + -ist.

Example sentences
1. She works as a Funambulist in the local circus troop

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