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downcourt

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scioptic

(Opt.) Of or pertaining to an optical arrangement for forming images in a darkened room, usually called scioptic ball.

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inbound

  • adjective satellite directed or moving inward or toward a center
    inward.
    • the inbound train
    • inward flood of capital

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croquet

  • noun a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg
  • verb drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"

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carom

  • noun a glancing rebound
    ricochet.
  • noun a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
    cannon.

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wiffle

  • noun (trademark) a hollow plastic ball with cutouts
    Wiffle Ball.

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carom

  • noun a glancing rebound
    ricochet.
  • noun a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
    cannon.

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boccie

  • noun Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court
    bocce; bocci.

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peen

  • noun the part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes)

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headbangers

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overhanded

  • adjective with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level
    overarm; overhand.
    • an overhand pitch
    • an overhand stroke

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bocce

  • noun Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court
    boccie; bocci.

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birthnight

The night in which a person is born; the anniversary of that night in succeeding years.
The angelic song in Bethlehem field, On thy birthnight, that sung thee Savior born. Milton.

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carom

  • noun a glancing rebound
    ricochet.
  • noun a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
    cannon.

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indenters

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bocci

  • noun Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court
    bocce; boccie.

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unplayable

  • adjective not capable of or suitable for being played or played on
    • the golf ball was in an unplayable lie
    • the field was unplayable
    • some music seems almost unplayable

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whiffle

To waver, or shake, as if moved by gusts of wind; to shift, turn, or veer about. Dmpier.

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downfield

  • adjective satellite toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field
    • he threw to a downfield receiver
  • adverb toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field
    • he caught the ball and ran downfield 15 yards

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pingpong

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bounce

  • noun the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
    bounciness.
  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bound; leap; saltation.

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miny

Abounding with mines; like a mine. "Miny caverns." Thomson.

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burnish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; polish; gloss.
  • verb polish and make shiny
    furbish; buff.
    • buff the wooden floors
    • buff my shoes

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semipro

  • noun an athlete who plays for pay on a part-time basis
    semiprofessional.

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upfield

  • adjective satellite away from the defending teams' end of the playing field

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matzoh

  • noun brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
    matzo; unleavened bread; matzah.

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ricochet

  • noun a glancing rebound
    carom.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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matzo

  • noun brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
    matzoh; unleavened bread; matzah.

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skitter

  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground
  • verb glide easily along a surface

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nerf

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ricochet

  • noun a glancing rebound
    carom.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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gutty

(Her.) Charged or sprinkled with drops.

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barehanded

  • adjective satellite with bare hands
    • fought barehanded

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skee

A long strip of wood, curved upwards in front, used on the foot for sliding. now spelled ski

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sandlot

  • noun a vacant lot used by city boys to play games

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ricochet

  • noun a glancing rebound
    carom.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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misplay

  • noun (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
    error.
  • verb play incorrectly, e.g., play a wrong note

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detent

  • noun a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
    pawl; click; dog.

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bunt

  • noun (baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat
  • noun disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores
    stinking smut.

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whizz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; wiz.
  • verb make a soft swishing sound
    purr; birr; whiz; whir; whirr.
    • the motor whirred
    • the car engine purred

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overhand

  • adjective with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level
    overhanded; overarm.
    • an overhand pitch
    • an overhand stroke
  • adjective satellite sewn together with overhand stitches (close vertical stitches that pass over and draw the two edges together)
    oversewn.

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pomander

A perfume to be carried with one, often in the form of a ball.

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carom

  • noun a glancing rebound
    ricochet.
  • noun a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
    cannon.

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debutante

  • noun a young woman making her debut into society
    deb.

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viscometry

  • noun the measurement of viscosity
    viscosimetry.

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shutout

  • noun a defeat in a game where one side fails to score
    skunk.

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bobble

  • noun the momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball
    • the second baseman made a bobble but still had time to throw the runner out
  • verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    muck up; foul up; blow; botch up; botch; bollix; fumble; mishandle; bollocks; bumble; ball up; bollocks up; spoil; bollix up; fuck up; fluff; flub; bodge; muff; louse up; mess up; screw up; bungle.
    • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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hitless

  • adjective satellite (of a batter) without a hit
    • he went hitless for three innings
  • adjective satellite having no points scores
    scoreless; goalless.
    • a scoreless inning

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python

  • noun large Old World boas
  • noun a soothsaying spirit or a person who is possessed by such a spirit

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rebound

  • noun a movement back from an impact
    repercussion; recoil; backlash.
  • noun a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration
    • he is still on the rebound from his wife's death

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aloetic

Consisting chiefly of aloes; of the nature of aloes.

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arced

  • adjective satellite forming or resembling an arch
    bowed; arched; arching; arcuate; arciform.
    • an arched ceiling
  • verb form an arch or curve
    curve; arc; arch.
    • her back arches
    • her hips curve nicely

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finial

  • noun an ornament at the top of a spire or gable; usually a foliated fleur-de-lis

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bully

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.
  • noun a hired thug

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indentor

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wrecking

  • noun the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled
    razing.
  • noun destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
    ruination; laying waste; ruin; ruining.

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hyphema

  • noun bleeding into the interior chamber of the eye

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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recirculating

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thwack

  • noun a hard blow with a flat object
  • verb deliver a hard blow to
    smack.
    • The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved

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lucille

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overarm

  • adjective with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level
    overhanded; overhand.
    • an overhand pitch
    • an overhand stroke

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detent

  • noun a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
    pawl; click; dog.

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jotter

  • noun a small notebook for rough notes

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sleaze

  • noun tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar
    tat; tackiness; cheapness.

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careen

  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; sway; rock.
  • verb walk as if unable to control one's movements
    swag; lurch; stagger; keel; reel.
    • The drunken man staggered into the room

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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billiard

  • adjective of or relating to billiards
    • a billiard ball
    • a billiard cue
    • a billiard table

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zinged

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snooker

  • noun a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball
  • verb fool or dupe
    • He was snookered by the con-man's smooth talk

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swish

  • noun a brushing or rustling sound
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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ricochet

  • noun a glancing rebound
    carom.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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quadroon

  • noun an offspring of a mulatto and a white parent; a person who is one-quarter black

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cannon

  • noun a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  • noun heavy gun fired from a tank

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errorless

  • adjective satellite free from error
    • an errorless baseball game

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indent

  • noun an order for goods to be exported or imported
  • noun the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    indention; indenture; indentation.

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matzah

  • noun brittle flat bread eaten at Passover
    matzo; matzoh; unleavened bread.

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gaze

  • noun a long fixed look
    regard.
    • he fixed his paternal gaze on me
  • verb look at with fixed eyes
    stare.
    • The students stared at the teacher with amazement

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styrofoam

  • noun a light resilient foam of polystyrene

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scoot

  • verb run or move very quickly or hastily
    shoot; flash; dart; dash; scud.
    • She dashed into the yard

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cotillion

  • noun a ball at which young ladies are presented to society
    cotilion.
  • noun a lively dance originating in France in the 18th century
    cotilion.

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scoop

  • noun the quantity a scoop will hold
    scoopful.
  • noun a hollow concave shape made by removing something
    pocket.

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bouncy

  • adjective satellite elastic; rebounds readily
    resilient; springy; live; lively.
    • clean bouncy hair
    • a lively tennis ball
    • as resilient as seasoned hickory
    • springy turf
  • adjective satellite marked by lively action
    spirited; bouncing; peppy; zippy.
    • a bouncing gait
    • bouncy tunes
    • the peppy and interesting talk
    • a spirited dance

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penetrator

  • noun an intruder who passes into or through (often by overcoming resistance)

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scoreless

  • adjective satellite having no points scores
    goalless; hitless.
    • a scoreless inning

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squirt

  • noun someone who is small and insignificant
    pip-squeak; small fry.
  • noun the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    spurt; spirt; jet.

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blooper

  • noun an embarrassing mistake
    botch; boo-boo; flub; blunder; foul-up; pratfall; boner; fuckup; bungle; bloomer.

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crater

  • noun a bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano
    volcanic crater.
  • noun a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Corvus

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fadeaway

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rocket

  • noun any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
    projectile.
  • noun a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
    rocket engine.

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squishy

  • adjective satellite easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility
    spongelike; spongy; squashy.
    • spongy bread

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finial

  • noun an ornament at the top of a spire or gable; usually a foliated fleur-de-lis

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goof

  • noun a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    cuckoo; fathead; goose; bozo; zany; twat; jackass; goofball.
  • noun a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
    goofball; buffoon; clown; merry andrew.

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collide

  • verb be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    jar; clash.
    • These colors clash
  • verb cause to collide
    • The physicists collided the particles

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skittle

  • noun a bowling pin of the type used in playing ninepins or (in England) skittles
    ninepin; skittle pin.
  • verb play skittles

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viscometer

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring viscosity
    viscosimeter.

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frizz

  • noun the condition of being formed into small tight curls
    • her hair was in a frizz
  • verb curl tightly
    crape; kink; frizzle; crimp; kink up.
    • crimp hair

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underhanded

  • adjective satellite marked by deception
    underhand; sneaky.
    • achieved success in business only by underhand methods
  • adjective with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level
    underhand; underarm.
    • an underhand pitch
    • an underhand stroke

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shinny

  • noun a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
    shinney.
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    shin; skin; sputter; clamber; scramble; struggle.

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swish

  • noun a brushing or rustling sound
  • verb move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
    swosh; lap; swoosh.
    • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
    • The curtain swooshed open

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balata

  • noun when dried yields a hard substance used e.g. in golf balls
    gutta balata.
  • noun a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber
    Manilkara bidentata; balata tree; bully tree; beefwood.

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viscosimeter

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring viscosity
    viscometer.

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soccer

  • noun a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
    association football.

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bearing

  • noun relevant relation or interconnection
    • those issues have no bearing on our situation
  • noun the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    aim; heading.

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putt

  • noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
    putting.
    • his putting let him down today
  • verb strike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter
    • he putted the ball several feet past the hole

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turret

  • noun a small tower extending above a building
  • noun a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation
    gun turret; gun enclosure.

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bouncing

  • noun rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
    bounce.
  • verb spring back; spring away from an impact
    spring; rebound; bound; bounce; take a hop; reverberate; recoil; resile; ricochet.
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

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bounce

  • noun the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
    bounciness.
  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bound; leap; saltation.

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punt

  • noun formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    Irish punt; pound; Irish pound.
  • noun an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

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rabindranath

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pachinko

  • noun a Japanese pinball game played on a vertical board

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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