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equalizer

  • noun electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
    equaliser.
  • noun a weight that balances another weight
    counterpoise; counterweight; equaliser; counterbalance; balance.

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coach

  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; manager.
  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    tutor; private instructor.

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james_cleveland_owens

  • noun United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
    Owens; Jesse Owens.

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mathias

  • noun United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)
    Bob Mathias; Robert Bruce Mathias.

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horseback

  • noun the back of a horse
  • noun a narrow ridge of hills
    hogback.

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manager

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; managing director.
  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; coach.

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skate

  • noun sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
  • noun large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins

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skiing

  • noun a sport in which participants must travel on skis
  • verb move along on skis
    ski.
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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oscar_palmer_robertson

  • noun United States basketball guard (born in 1938)
    Robertson; Oscar Robertson.

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wayne_gretzky

  • noun high-scoring Canadian ice-hockey player (born in 1961)
    Gretzky.

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row

  • noun an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line
    • a row of chairs
  • noun an angry dispute
    run-in; wrangle; dustup; words; quarrel.
    • they had a quarrel
    • they had words

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hunting

  • noun the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    hunt.
  • noun the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    search; hunt.

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say_hey_kid

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Mays; Willie Howard Mays Jr.; Mays.

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bike

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    motorcycle.
  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bicycle; cycle.

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carl_yastrzemski

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1939)
    Yastrzemski.

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semipro

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

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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richard_d._fosbury

  • noun United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)
    Dick Fosbury; Fosbury.

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speed_skate

  • noun an ice skate with a long blade; worn for racing
    racing skate.
  • verb race on skates

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frederick_carleton_lewis

  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Lewis; Carl Lewis.

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circus_acrobat

  • noun an acrobat who performs acrobatic feats in a circus

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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contact_sport

  • noun a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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game_equipment

  • noun equipment or apparatus used in playing a game

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horseback_riding

  • noun the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
    riding; equitation.
  • noun travel by being carried on horseback
    riding.

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team

  • noun a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    squad.
  • noun two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

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auto_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    car racing.

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oscar_robertson

  • noun United States basketball guard (born in 1938)
    Robertson; Oscar Palmer Robertson.

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julius_erving

  • noun United States basketball forward (born in 1950)
    Erving; Julius Winfield Erving; Dr. J.

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henry_louis_aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Hank Aaron; Aaron.

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bicycle

  • noun a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
    wheel; bike; cycle.
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; cycle.

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billie_jean_moffitt_king

  • noun United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
    Billie Jean King; King.

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ten

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
    10; decade; tenner; X.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck with ten pips on the face
    ten-spot.

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aerialist

  • noun an acrobat who performs in the air (as on a rope or trapeze)

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wrestling

  • noun the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    grappling; grapple; wrestle; hand-to-hand struggle.
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully
  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    rassling; grappling.

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hutton

  • noun English cricketer (1916-1990)
    Sir Leonard Hutton.
  • noun Scottish geologist who described the processes that have shaped the surface of the earth (1726-1797)
    James Hutton.

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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sub

  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    wedge; bomber; hero; hero sandwich; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.
  • noun a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
    submarine; U-boat; pigboat.

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pass_catcher

  • noun a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
    pass receiver; receiver.

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dribbling

  • noun the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
    dribble.
  • verb run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
    filter; trickle; dribble.
    • water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose
    • reports began to dribble in

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orr

  • noun Canadian hockey player (born 1948)
    Robert Orr; Bobby Orr.

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theodore_samuel_williams

  • noun United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)
    Ted Williams; Williams.

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tightrope_walker

  • noun an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope
    funambulist.

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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racing

  • noun the sport of engaging in contests of speed
  • verb move fast
    rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
    • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
    • The cars raced down the street

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exercise

  • noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    workout; physical exertion; exercising; physical exercise.
    • the doctor recommended regular exercise
    • he did some exercising
    • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit
  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; utilisation; usage; employment.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers

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roller_skating

  • noun skating on wheels
  • verb travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles
    roller skate.
    • In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around

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joseph_paul_dimaggio

  • noun United States professional baseball player noted for his batting ability (1914-1999)
    Joe DiMaggio; DiMaggio.

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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chris_evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Evert; Christine Marie Evert; Chrissie Evert.

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berra

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Yogi; Yogi Berra.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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ball_hawk

  • noun a team athlete who is skilled at stealing or catching the ball

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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dune

  • noun a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
    sand dune.

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wade

  • noun English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
    Virginia Wade.
  • verb walk (through relatively shallow water)
    • Can we wade across the river to the other side?
    • Wade the pond

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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tauromachy

  • noun the activity at a bullfight
    bullfighting.

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gibson

  • noun United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
    Charles Dana Gibson; C. D. Gibson.
  • noun Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
    Mel Gibson; Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson.

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long-distance_runner

  • noun someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
    marathon runner; road runner; marathoner.

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rollerblade

  • noun (trademark) an in-line skate
  • verb travel on shoes with a single line of rubber wheels attached to their soles
    • you'd better wear a helmet and knee protectors when you Rollerblade!
    • The muscular actor loves to Rollerblade

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bob

  • noun a former monetary unit in Great Britain
    British shilling; shilling.
  • noun a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

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pentathlete

  • noun an athlete who competes in a pentathlon

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climber

  • noun a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
  • noun someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
    social climber.

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utility_man

  • noun a baseball player valued for the ability to play at several positions
  • noun a workman expected to serve in any capacity when called on

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yogi

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Berra; Yogi Berra.
  • noun one who practices yoga and has achieved a high level of spiritual insight

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free_agent

  • noun (sports) a professional athlete who is free to sign a contract to play for any team
  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free spirit; freewheeler.

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football_player

  • noun an athlete who plays American football
    footballer.

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ice_skate

  • noun skate consisting of a boot with a steel blade fitted to the sole
  • verb move along on ice skates

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basketball_backboard

  • noun a raised vertical board with basket attached; used to play basketball
    backboard.
    • he banked the shot off the backboard

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touchdown

  • noun a score in American football; being in possession of the ball across the opponents' goal line
  • noun a landing (as the wheels touch the landing field); especially of airplanes

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rodney_george_laver

  • noun Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
    Laver; Rod Laver.

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mickey_charles_mantle

  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mantle.

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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twirler

  • noun someone who twirls a baton
    baton twirler.
  • noun (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    hurler; pitcher.
    • our pitcher has a sore arm

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wicket

  • noun cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces; used in playing cricket
  • noun a small arch used as croquet equipment
    hoop.

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henry_louis_gehrig

  • noun baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
    Gehrig; Lou Gehrig.

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handler

  • noun one who trains or exhibits animals
    animal trainer.
  • noun an agent who handles something or someone
    • the senator's campaign handlers

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crab

  • noun decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun a quarrelsome grouch
    crabby person.

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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rock_climbing

  • noun the sport or pastime of scaling rock masses on mountain sides (especially with the help of ropes and special equipment)

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babe_didrikson

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Didrikson; Zaharias.

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minor

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • adjective of lesser importance or stature or rank
    • a minor poet
    • had a minor part in the play
    • a minor official
    • many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen
    • minor back roads

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netkeeper

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    goaltender; netminder; goalkeeper; goalie.
  • noun the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
    goaltender; goalkeeper; goalie.

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pugilism

  • noun fighting with the fists
    boxing; fisticuffs.

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dimaggio

  • noun United States professional baseball player noted for his batting ability (1914-1999)
    Joe DiMaggio; Joseph Paul DiMaggio.

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batsman

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batter; slugger; hitter.

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netminder

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    goaltender; goalkeeper; netkeeper; goalie.

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little_mo_connolly

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)
    Connolly; Maureen Catherine Connolly.

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wicket-keeper

  • noun stands behind the wicket to catch balls

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backstroker

  • noun someone who swims the backstroke

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joe_dimaggio

  • noun United States professional baseball player noted for his batting ability (1914-1999)
    DiMaggio; Joseph Paul DiMaggio.

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yogi_berra

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Yogi; Berra.

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stringer

  • noun a member of a squad on a team
    • a first stringer
    • a second stringer
  • noun a worker who strings
    • a stringer of beads

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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leaper

  • noun someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
    bounder.

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bowler

  • noun a cricketer who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket
  • noun a player who rolls balls down an alley at pins

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judo

  • noun a sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan

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car

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; motorcar; automobile; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • noun a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad
    railroad car; railcar; railway car.
    • three cars had jumped the rails

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monica_seles

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Yugoslavia in 1973)
    Seles.

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john_mcgraw

  • noun United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
    McGraw; John Joseph McGraw.

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plunger

  • noun someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
    speculator.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    diver.

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basketball_equipment

  • noun sports equipment used in playing basketball

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mildred_ella_didrikson_zaharias

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Didrikson; Zaharias.

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bush_leaguer

  • noun a player on a minor-league baseball team
    minor leaguer.

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pony

  • noun a range horse of the western United States
  • noun an informal term for a racehorse
    • he liked to bet on the ponies

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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danton_true_young

  • noun United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
    Cy Young; Young.

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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musial

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Stan Musial; Stanley Frank Musial; Stan the Man.

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bench_warmer

  • noun (sports) a substitute who seldom plays

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rassling

  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    wrestling; grappling.

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sir_jack_hobbs

  • noun notable English cricketer (1882-1963)
    Hobbs; John Berry Hobbs.

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association_football

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

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goal

  • noun the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
    end.
    • the ends justify the means
  • noun the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
    destination; finish.
    • a crowd assembled at the finish
    • he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view

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connors

  • noun outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
    Jimmy Conors; James Scott Connors.

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boxing

  • noun fighting with the fists
    pugilism; fisticuffs.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    packing.

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tightrope

  • noun tightly stretched rope or wire on which acrobats perform high above the ground

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figure_skate

  • noun an ice skate worn for figure skating; has a slightly curved blade and a row of jagged points at the front of the blade
  • verb dance on skates

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john_donald_budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Budge; Don Budge.

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christine_marie_evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Evert; Chrissie Evert; Chris Evert.

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thorpe

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)
    James Francis Thorpe; Jim Thorpe.

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connolly

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)
    Maureen Catherine Connolly; Little Mo Connolly.

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jumping

  • noun the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
  • noun the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    jump.
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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hawk

  • noun diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
  • noun an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
    war hawk.

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weightlift

  • noun bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights
    weightlifting.
  • verb lift weights
    press; weight-lift.
    • This guy can press 300 pounds

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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surfing

  • noun the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave
    surfboarding; surfriding.
  • verb ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
    surf; surfboard.
    • Californians love to surf

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robert_bruce_mathias

  • noun United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)
    Mathias; Bob Mathias.

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basket

  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
    handbasket.
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket
    basketful.

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john_joseph_mcgraw

  • noun United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
    McGraw; John McGraw.

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ice_hockey

  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    hockey game; hockey.

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romper

  • noun a person who romps or frolics
  • noun a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
    romper suit.

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blocker

  • noun a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
  • noun a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
    blocking agent.

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julius_winfield_erving

  • noun United States basketball forward (born in 1950)
    Erving; Julius Erving; Dr. J.

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surfriding

  • noun the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave
    surfboarding; surfing.

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basketeer

  • noun an athlete who plays basketball
    basketball player; cager.

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camel_racing

  • noun the sport of racing camels

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motorcycle

  • noun a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
    bike.
  • verb ride a motorcycle
    cycle; motorbike.

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billie_jean_king

  • noun United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
    King; Billie Jean Moffitt King.

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stephanie_graf

  • noun German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
    Graf; Steffi Graf.

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robertson

  • noun United States basketball guard (born in 1938)
    Oscar Robertson; Oscar Palmer Robertson.

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jock

  • noun a person trained to compete in sports
    athlete.
  • noun a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise
    suspensor; supporter; jockstrap; athletic supporter.

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gertrude_ederle

  • noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
    Gertrude Caroline Ederle; Ederle.

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lawrence_peter_berra

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Yogi; Berra; Yogi Berra.

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outdoor_man

  • noun someone who enjoys outdoor activities
    sporting man.

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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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hoop

  • noun a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
  • noun a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
    ring.
    • there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

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moody

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills Moody; Helen Wills.
  • noun United States evangelist (1837-1899)
    Dwight Lyman Moody.

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lendl

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships; in 1992 he became a United States citizen (born in 1960)
    Ivan Lendl.

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cornerback

  • noun a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers

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auto

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; automobile.
    • he needs a car to get to work

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martina_navratilova

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won nine Wimbledon women's singles championships (born in 1956)
    Navratilova.

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john_berry_hobbs

  • noun notable English cricketer (1882-1963)
    Hobbs; Sir Jack Hobbs.

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don_budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Budge; John Donald Budge.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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catcher

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher
    backstop.
  • noun the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws
    • a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment
    • a catcher plays behind the plate

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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gordon_howe

  • noun Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928)
    Gordie Howe; Howe.

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aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Hank Aaron; Henry Louis Aaron.
  • noun (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf

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backboard

  • noun a raised vertical board with basket attached; used to play basketball
    basketball backboard.
    • he banked the shot off the backboard
  • noun a board used to support the back of someone or something

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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athletics

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    sport.
  • noun a contest between athletes
    athletic competition; athletic contest.

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didrikson

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Zaharias.

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ederle

  • noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
    Gertrude Caroline Ederle; Gertrude Ederle.

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sled

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sleigh.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sleigh.

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tobogganing

  • noun riding on a long light sled with low handrails
  • verb move along on a luge or toboggan
    toboggan; luge.

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dune_cycling

  • noun bicycling or motorcycling on sand dunes

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tennis_pro

  • noun someone who earns a living playing or teaching tennis
    professional tennis player.

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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lifter

  • noun an athlete who lifts barbells
    weightlifter.
  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    shoplifter; booster.

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goalkeeper

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    goaltender; netminder; netkeeper; goalie.
  • noun the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
    goaltender; netkeeper; goalie.

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professional_tennis_player

  • noun someone who earns a living playing or teaching tennis
    tennis pro.

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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funambulism

  • noun walking on a tightrope or slack rope
    tightrope walking.

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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funambulist

  • noun an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope
    tightrope walker.

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break_of_serve

  • noun (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving
    break.
    • he was up two breaks in the second set

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car_racing

  • noun the sport of racing automobiles
    auto racing.

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football_game

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football.

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water_ski

  • noun broad ski for skimming over water towed by a speedboat
  • verb ride water skis

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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margaret_court

  • noun Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
    Court.

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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babe_ruth

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Ruth; Sultan of Swat.

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leroy_robert_paige

  • noun United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
    Paige; Satchel Paige.

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luger

  • noun someone who races the luge
    slider.
  • noun a German semiautomatic pistol

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acrobat

  • noun an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination

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budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Don Budge; John Donald Budge.
  • verb move very slightly
    shift; stir; agitate.
    • He shifted in his seat

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hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.
  • noun English theologian (1554-1600)
    Richard Hooker.

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pole_jumper

  • noun an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
    pole vaulter; vaulter.

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skateboard

  • noun a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot
  • verb ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom

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dribbler

  • noun a basketball player who is dribbling the ball to advance it
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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owens

  • noun United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
    James Cleveland Owens; Jesse Owens.
  • noun Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
    Owen; Robert Owen.

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ski

  • noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
  • verb move along on skis
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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tennis

  • noun a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
    lawn tennis.

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blood_sport

  • noun sport that involves killing animals (especially hunting)

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helen_wills_moody

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills; Moody.

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team_sport

  • noun a sport that involves competition between teams of players
    • baseball is a team sport by golf is not

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hurdle

  • noun a light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
  • noun an obstacle that you are expected to overcome
    • the last hurdle before graduation

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sporting_man

  • noun someone who leads a merry existence; especially a gambler on the outcome of sporting events
  • noun someone who enjoys outdoor activities
    outdoor man.

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pedal

  • noun a sustained bass note
    pedal point.
  • noun a lever that is operated with the foot
    foot lever; treadle; foot pedal.

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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lou_gehrig

  • noun baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
    Gehrig; Henry Louis Gehrig.

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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basketball

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

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automobile

  • noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
    machine; car; motorcar; auto.
    • he needs a car to get to work
  • verb travel in an automobile

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bull

  • noun uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
  • noun a large and strong and heavyset man
    strapper; bruiser; Samson.
    • he was a bull of a man
    • a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

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gertrude_caroline_ederle

  • noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
    Ederle; Gertrude Ederle.

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mcgraw

  • noun United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
    John McGraw; John Joseph McGraw.

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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hockey_player

  • noun an athlete who plays hockey
    ice-hockey player.

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ice-skater

  • noun someone who engages in ice skating

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escalader

  • noun someone who gains access by the use of ladders

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serve

  • noun (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
    service.
    • his powerful serves won the game
  • verb serve a purpose, role, or function
    function.
    • The tree stump serves as a table
    • The female students served as a control group
    • This table would serve very well
    • His freedom served him well
    • The table functions as a desk

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slider

  • noun a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
    slipper; skidder.
  • noun someone who races the luge
    luger.

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surfboarding

  • noun the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave
    surfriding; surfing.
  • verb ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
    surf; surfboard.
    • Californians love to surf

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bill_russell

  • noun United States basketball center (born in 1934)
    Russell; William Felton Russell.

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gymnastic_exercise

  • noun (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)
  • noun a sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility
    gymnastics.

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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mantle

  • noun the cloak as a symbol of authority
    • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders
  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mickey Charles Mantle.

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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carl_lewis

  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Lewis; Frederick Carleton Lewis.

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tackler

  • noun a football player who tackles the ball carrier

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ice-hockey_player

  • noun an athlete who plays hockey
    hockey player.

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trek

  • noun a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
  • noun any long and difficult trip

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bobsled

  • noun formerly two short sleds coupled together
    bobsleigh.
  • noun a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
    bobsleigh; bob.

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gehrig

  • noun baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
    Henry Louis Gehrig; Lou Gehrig.

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luge

  • noun a racing sled for one or two people
  • verb move along on a luge or toboggan
    toboggan.

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gambol

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; frolic; romp.
    • it was all done in play
    • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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sir_leonard_hutton

  • noun English cricketer (1916-1990)
    Hutton.

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jim_thorpe

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)
    Thorpe; James Francis Thorpe.

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runner

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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jack_roosevelt_robinson

  • noun United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)
    Jackie Robinson; Robinson.

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pro

  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    professional.
  • noun an argument in favor of a proposal

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keeper

  • noun someone in charge of other people
    • am I my brother's keeper?
  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    custodian; steward.

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minor_leaguer

  • noun a player on a minor-league baseball team
    bush leaguer.

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marathon

  • noun any long and arduous undertaking
    endurance contest.
  • noun a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards

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mountain

  • noun a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    mount.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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conversion

  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    transition; changeover.
  • noun a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"

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sportfishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    fishing.

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roller_skate

  • noun a shoe with pairs of rollers fixed to the sole
  • verb travel on shoes with steel or rubber rollers attached to their soles
    • In some fashionable restaurants, the waiters roller skate around

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equipment

  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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sculling

  • noun rowing by a single oarsman in a racing shell
  • verb propel with sculls
    scull.
    • scull the boat

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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mountaineer

  • noun someone who climbs mountains
    mountain climber.
  • verb climb mountains for pleasure as a sport

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equestrian

  • noun a man skilled in equitation
    horseback rider; horseman.
  • adjective of or relating to or composed of knights

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track

  • noun a line or route along which something travels or moves
    path; course.
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
  • noun evidence pointing to a possible solution
    trail; lead.
    • the police are following a promising lead
    • the trail led straight to the perpetrator

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althea_gibson

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black woman player to win all the major world singles titles (1927-2003)
    Gibson.

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paige

  • noun United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
    Leroy Robert Paige; Satchel Paige.

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hurler

  • noun (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    twirler; pitcher.
    • our pitcher has a sore arm

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ivan_lendl

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships; in 1992 he became a United States citizen (born in 1960)
    Lendl.

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lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Frederick Carleton Lewis; Carl Lewis.

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shooter

  • noun a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
    taw.
  • noun a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
    shot.
    • he is a crack shot
    • a poor shooter

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water_sport

  • noun sports that involve bodies of water
    aquatics.

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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cross-country_skiing

  • noun the sport of skiing across the countryside (rather than downhill)

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outdoor_game

  • noun an athletic game that is played outdoors

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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skinny

  • noun confidential information about a topic or person
    • he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner
  • adjective satellite being very thin
    underweight; boney; scraggy; scrawny; weedy.
    • a child with skinny freckled legs
    • a long scrawny neck

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robinson

  • noun English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    Robert Robinson; Sir Robert Robinson.
  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
    Sugar Ray Robinson; Walker Smith; Ray Robinson.

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soccer_player

  • noun an athlete who plays soccer

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ten-strike

  • noun a score in tenpins: knocking down all ten with the first ball
    strike.
    • he finished with three strikes in the tenth frame

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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walking

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walk.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • verb use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
    walk.
    • Walk, don't run!
    • We walked instead of driving
    • She walks with a slight limp
    • The patient cannot walk yet
    • Walk over to the cabinet

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yastrzemski

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1939)
    Carl Yastrzemski.

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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hopper

  • noun funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below
  • noun someone who hops
    • at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children

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erving

  • noun United States basketball forward (born in 1950)
    Julius Winfield Erving; Julius Erving; Dr. J.

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ski_jumper

  • noun a skier who leaps through the air (especially on a ski jump)

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russell

  • noun United States religious leader who founded the sect that is now called Jehovah's Witnesses (1852-1916)
    Charles Taze Russell.
  • noun English film director (born in 1927)
    Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell; Ken Russell.

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caper

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
  • noun pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces

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baseball_player

  • noun an athlete who plays baseball
    ballplayer.

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tennis_player

  • noun an athlete who plays tennis

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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hockey

  • noun a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
    field hockey.
  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    ice hockey; hockey game.

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tetherball

  • noun a game with two players who use rackets to strike a ball that is tethered to the top of a pole; the object is to wrap the string around the pole

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riding

  • noun the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
    horseback riding; equitation.
  • noun travel by being carried on horseback
    horseback riding.

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goalie

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    goaltender; netminder; goalkeeper; netkeeper.
  • noun the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
    goaltender; goalkeeper; netkeeper.

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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dwight_davis

  • noun United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)
    Davis; Dwight Filley Davis.

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marathoner

  • noun someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
    marathon runner; road runner; long-distance runner.

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batter

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; slugger; hitter.
  • noun a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking

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ted_williams

  • noun United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)
    Theodore Samuel Williams; Williams.

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cragsman

  • noun a climber of vertical rock faces
    rock climber.

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dick_fosbury

  • noun United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)
    Fosbury; Richard D. Fosbury.

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rowing

  • noun the act of rowing as a sport
    row.
  • verb propel with oars
    row.
    • row the boat across the lake

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sharpshooter

  • noun an athlete noted for accurate aim
  • noun someone skilled in shooting
    crack shot; marksman.

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miler

  • noun (used only in combinations) the length of something in miles
    • the race was a 30-miler
  • noun a runner in a one-mile race

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arthur_robert_ashe

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
    Ashe; Arthur Ashe.

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hockey_game

  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    ice hockey; hockey.

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base_runner

  • noun a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
    runner.

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frame

  • noun the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • noun a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

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cy_young

  • noun United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
    Danton True Young; Young.

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olympian

  • noun an athlete who participates in the Olympic games
  • noun a classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans
    Olympic god.

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mildred_ella_didrikson

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Didrikson; Zaharias.

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rock_climber

  • noun a climber of vertical rock faces
    cragsman.

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skateboarding

  • noun the sport of skating on a skateboard
  • verb ride on a flat board with rollers attached to the bottom
    skateboard.

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racket

  • noun a loud and disturbing noise
  • noun an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit
    illegitimate enterprise; fraudulent scheme.

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water_polo

  • noun a game played in a swimming pool by two teams of swimmers who try to throw an inflated ball into the opponents' goal

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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diver

  • noun someone who works underwater
    frogman; underwater diver.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    plunger.

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lacrosse_player

  • noun an athlete who plays lacrosse

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skylark

  • noun brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height
    Alauda arvensis.
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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dwight_filley_davis

  • noun United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)
    Davis; Dwight Davis.

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steffi_graf

  • noun German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
    Stephanie Graf; Graf.

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score

  • noun a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    grade; mark.
    • she made good marks in algebra
    • grade A milk
    • what was your score on your homework?
  • noun a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    musical score.
    • he studied the score of the sonata

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stan_musial

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Musial; Stanley Frank Musial; Stan the Man.

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linebacker

  • noun a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen
    line backer.
  • noun (American football) the position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage
    line backer.

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jumper

  • noun a person who jumps
    • as the jumper neared the ground he lost control
    • the jumper's parachute opened
  • noun an athlete who competes at jumping
    • he is one hell of a jumper

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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arthur_ashe

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
    Ashe; Arthur Robert Ashe.

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spare

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare part.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    fifth wheel.

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laver

  • noun Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
    Rodney George Laver; Rod Laver.
  • noun (Old Testament) large basin used by a priest in an ancient Jewish temple to perform ritual ablutions

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roller

  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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big_leaguer

  • noun a member of a major-league baseball team
    major leaguer.

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road_runner

  • noun someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
    marathon runner; marathoner; long-distance runner.

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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stan_the_man

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Stan Musial; Musial; Stanley Frank Musial.

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pole_vaulter

  • noun an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
    pole jumper; vaulter.

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receiver

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    liquidator.

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vault

  • noun a burial chamber (usually underground)
    burial vault.
  • noun a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
    bank vault.

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escapade

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    risky venture; adventure; dangerous undertaking.
  • noun any carefree episode
    lark.

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big_bill_tilden

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)
    William Tatem Tilden Jr.; Tilden.

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field_goal

  • noun a score in American football; a score made by kicking the ball between the opponents' goal posts
  • noun a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop
    basket.

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seles

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Yugoslavia in 1973)
    Monica Seles.

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pole

  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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korbut

  • noun Soviet gymnast (born in 1955)
    Olga Korbut.

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polo

  • noun a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
  • noun Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
    Marco Polo.

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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open_frame

  • noun any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare
    break.
    • the break in the eighth frame cost him the match

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boat

  • noun a small vessel for travel on water
  • noun a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
    gravy holder; sauceboat; gravy boat.

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pinch_hitter

  • noun (baseball) a substitute for the regular batter

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cycling

  • noun the sport of traveling on a bicycle or motorcycle
  • verb cause to go through a recurring sequence
    cycle.
    • cycle the laundry in this washing program

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motorbike

  • noun small motorcycle with a low frame and small wheels and elevated handlebars
    minibike.
  • verb ride a motorcycle
    cycle; motorcycle.

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swimmer

  • noun a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets
    • he was an Olympic swimmer
  • noun a person who travels through the water by swimming
    bather; natator.
    • he is not a good swimmer

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hoops

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    basketball; basketball game.
  • noun a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
    hoop.

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frisk

  • noun the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
    frisking.
    • he gave the suspect a quick frisk
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; lark; lark about; frolic; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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greyhound

  • noun a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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toboggan

  • noun a long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front
  • verb move along on a luge or toboggan
    luge.

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jimmy_conors

  • noun outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
    James Scott Connors; Connors.

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mickey_mantle

  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Charles Mantle; Mantle.

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snipe

  • noun Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
  • noun a gunshot from a concealed location

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dribble

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; drip.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun saliva spilling from the mouth
    drool; drivel; slobber.

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fieldsman

  • noun a member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting
    fielder.

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gretzky

  • noun high-scoring Canadian ice-hockey player (born in 1961)
    Wayne Gretzky.

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hat

  • noun headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    lid; chapeau.
  • noun an informal term for a person's role
    • he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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willie_howard_mays_jr.

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Mays; Say Hey Kid; Mays.

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tightrope_walking

  • noun walking on a tightrope or slack rope
    funambulism.

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trick

  • noun a cunning or deceitful action or device
    fast one.
    • he played a trick on me
    • he pulled a fast one and got away with it
  • noun a period of work or duty

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olga_korbut

  • noun Soviet gymnast (born in 1955)
    Korbut.

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aquatics

  • noun sports that involve bodies of water
    water sport.
  • noun a plant that lives in or on water
    aquatic.

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gordie_howe

  • noun Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928)
    Gordon Howe; Howe.

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cager

  • noun an athlete who plays basketball
    basketball player; basketeer.

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double_dribble

  • noun an illegal dribble in basketball (the player uses both hands to dribble or the player starts to dribble a second time after coming to a stop)

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sultan_of_swat

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Ruth; Babe Ruth.

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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bullfighting

  • noun the activity at a bullfight
    tauromachy.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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rod_laver

  • noun Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
    Rodney George Laver; Laver.

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pony-trekking

  • noun a sport in which people ride across country on ponies

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tumbling

  • noun the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
    acrobatics.
  • verb fall down, as if collapsing
    topple; tumble.
    • The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it

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williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hiram King Williams; Hank Williams.
  • noun English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
    Bernard Arthur Owen Williams; Sir Bernard Williams.

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tumbler

  • noun a gymnast who performs rolls and somersaults and twists etc.
  • noun a glass with a flat bottom but no handle or stem; originally had a round bottom

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major_leaguer

  • noun a member of a major-league baseball team
    big leaguer.

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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hat_trick

  • noun (sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.)

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shot_putter

  • noun an athlete who competes in the shot put

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james_scott_connors

  • noun outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
    Jimmy Conors; Connors.

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football_hero

  • noun a football player who has achieved a reputation for success

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running

  • noun (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
    run; running play; running game.
    • the defensive line braced to stop the run
    • the coach put great emphasis on running
  • noun the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
    run.
    • he broke into a run
    • his daily run keeps him fit

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basketball_hoop

  • noun horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball
    basket; hoop.

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maureen_catherine_connolly

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)
    Connolly; Little Mo Connolly.

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climbing

  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climb; mounting.
  • verb go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    climb up; climb; mount; go up.
    • Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?

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climb

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; raise; rise; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climbing; mounting.

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fielder

  • noun a member of the baseball team that is in the field instead of at bat
  • noun a member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting
    fieldsman.

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cycle

  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    round; rhythm.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons
  • noun a series of poems or songs on the same theme
    • Schubert's song cycles

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lacrosse

  • noun a game invented by American Indians; now played by two teams who use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball toward the opponents' goal

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stanley_frank_musial

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Stan Musial; Musial; Stan the Man.

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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romp

  • noun an easy victory
    laugher; blowout; runaway; walkaway; shoo-in.
  • noun a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
    tomboy; hoyden.

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pass_receiver

  • noun a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
    pass catcher; receiver.

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horse_racing

  • noun the sport of racing horses

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bob_mathias

  • noun United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)
    Mathias; Robert Bruce Mathias.

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motorcycling

  • noun riding a motorcycle
    • motorcycling is a dangerous sport
  • verb ride a motorcycle
    cycle; motorbike; motorcycle.

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water-skiing

  • noun skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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spectator

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; witness; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
    spectator pump.

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athletic_game

  • noun a game involving athletic activity

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jackie_robinson

  • noun United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)
    Robinson; Jack Roosevelt Robinson.

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outdoor_sport

  • noun a sport that is played outdoors
    field sport.

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outdoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    outside; out-of-door.
    • outdoor clothes
    • badminton and other outdoor games
    • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
  • adjective pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
    • outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities

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letterman

  • noun an athlete who has earned a letter in a school sport

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camel

  • noun cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions

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athletic

  • adjective relating to or befitting athletics or athletes
    • athletic facilities
  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    gymnastic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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hobbs

  • noun notable English cricketer (1882-1963)
    Sir Jack Hobbs; John Berry Hobbs.

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kill

  • noun the act of terminating a life
    putting to death; killing.
  • noun the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
    • the pilot reported two kills during the mission

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fishing

  • noun the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    sportfishing.
  • noun the occupation of catching fish for a living

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slugger

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; batter; hitter.
  • noun a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
    slogger.

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helen_newington_wills

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Wills Moody; Helen Wills; Moody.

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speed

  • noun distance travelled per unit time
    velocity.
  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    swiftness; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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grappling

  • noun the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    grapple; wrestle; wrestling; hand-to-hand struggle.
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully
  • noun the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
    rassling; wrestling.

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lineman

  • noun one of the players on the line of scrimmage
  • noun the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

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sprinter

  • noun someone who runs a short distance at top speed

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swinger

  • noun someone who swings sports implements
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    tramp.

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bench

  • noun a long seat for more than one person
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    terrace.

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dipper

  • noun a ladle that has a cup with a long handle
  • noun a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris
    Little Dipper.

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acrobatics

  • noun the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
    tumbling.
  • noun the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
    aerobatics; stunt flying; stunting.

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footballer

  • noun an athlete who plays American football
    football player.

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little_leaguer

  • noun a player between 8 and 12 years of age who is a member of a little-league team

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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swim

  • noun the act of swimming
    swimming.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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sportsmanship

  • noun fairness in following the rules of the game

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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hank_aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Aaron; Henry Louis Aaron.

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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hunt

  • noun an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
    hunt club.
  • noun Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    William Holman Hunt; Holman Hunt.

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fisticuffs

  • noun a fight with bare fists
    fistfight; slugfest.
  • noun fighting with the fists
    pugilism; boxing.

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virginia_wade

  • noun English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
    Wade.

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basketball_player

  • noun an athlete who plays basketball
    basketeer; cager.

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sleigh

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sled.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sled.

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track_and_field

  • noun participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it

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vaulter

  • noun an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
    pole vaulter; pole jumper.

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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gymnastics

  • noun a sport that involves exercises intended to display strength and balance and agility
    gymnastic exercise.

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goaltender

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    netminder; goalkeeper; netkeeper; goalie.
  • noun the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
    goalkeeper; netkeeper; goalie.

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satchel_paige

  • noun United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
    Leroy Robert Paige; Paige.

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equestrian_sport

  • noun a sport that tests horsemanship

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field_sport

  • noun a sport that is played outdoors
    outdoor sport.

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putter

  • noun a golfer who is putting
  • noun the iron normally used on the putting green
    putting iron.

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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sledding

  • noun the sport of riding on a sled or sleigh
  • noun advancing toward a goal
    going.
    • persuading him was easy going
    • the proposal faces tough sledding

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lark

  • noun North American songbirds having a yellow breast
    meadowlark.
  • noun a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage
    pipit; titlark.

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william_tatem_tilden_jr.

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)
    Big Bill Tilden; Tilden.

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chrissie_evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Evert; Christine Marie Evert; Chris Evert.

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line_backer

  • noun a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen
    linebacker.
  • noun (American football) the position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage
    linebacker.

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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professional_basketball

  • noun playing basketball for money

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davis

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
    Davys; John Davys; John Davis.
  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Stuart Davis.

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graf

  • noun German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
    Stephanie Graf; Steffi Graf.

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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george_herman_ruth

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    Ruth; Babe Ruth; Sultan of Swat.

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carrier

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; bearer.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something
    • refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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swimming

  • noun the act of swimming
    swim.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    swim.
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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gymnastic

  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    athletic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises
  • adjective of or relating to or used in exercises intended to develop strength and agility
    • gymnastic horse

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speed_skating

  • noun competitive skating on speed skates (usually around an oval course)
  • verb race on skates
    speed skate.

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ball_carrier

  • noun (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play
    runner.

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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balancer

  • noun an acrobat who balances himself in difficult positions
  • noun either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight
    haltere; halter.

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guard

  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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willie_mays

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Howard Mays Jr.; Say Hey Kid; Mays.

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ruth

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Babe Ruth; Sultan of Swat.
  • noun the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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boat_racing

  • noun the sport of racing boats

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cockfighting

  • noun participation in the sport of matching gamecocks in a cockfight

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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forward

  • noun the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  • noun a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

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evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Christine Marie Evert; Chrissie Evert; Chris Evert.
  • verb turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward
    • evert the eyelid

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james_francis_thorpe

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)
    Thorpe; Jim Thorpe.

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bull's_eye

  • noun in target shooting: a score made by hitting the center of the target
    • in repeated sets of five shots his numbers of bull's-eyes varied
  • noun the center of a target
    bull.

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cricket

  • noun leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
  • noun a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

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amateur

  • noun someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
  • noun an athlete who does not play for pay

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tally

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    run.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    reckoning.

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pitcher

  • noun (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    hurler; twirler.
    • our pitcher has a sore arm
  • noun an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
    ewer.

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striker

  • noun a forward on a soccer team
  • noun someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating

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sportsman

  • noun someone who engages in sports
    sportswoman; sport.

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howe

  • noun United States editor (1920-1993)
    Irving Howe.
  • noun Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928)
    Gordon Howe; Gordie Howe.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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marathon_runner

  • noun someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
    road runner; marathoner; long-distance runner.

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hitter

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; batter; slugger.
  • noun someone who hits
    striker.
    • a hard hitter
    • a fine striker of the ball
    • blacksmiths are good hitters

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ski_jumping

  • noun the act of performing a jump on skis from a high ramp overhanging a snow covered slope
  • verb jump on skis
    ski jump.

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ice_skating

  • noun skating on ice
  • verb move along on ice skates
    ice skate.

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roller-skater

  • noun someone who engages in roller skating

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zaharias

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Didrikson.

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bobby_orr

  • noun Canadian hockey player (born 1948)
    Robert Orr; Orr.

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tilden

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)
    William Tatem Tilden Jr.; Big Bill Tilden.

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warmer

  • noun device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
    heater.
  • adjective having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat
    warm.
    • a warm body
    • a warm room
    • a warm climate
    • a warm coat

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skating

  • noun the sport of gliding on skates
  • verb move along on skates
    skate.
    • The Dutch often skate along the canals in winter

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jesse_owens

  • noun United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
    James Cleveland Owens; Owens.

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basketball_game

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    basketball; hoops.

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circus

  • noun a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals
    • he ran away from home to join the circus
  • noun a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
    • the children always love to go to the circus

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breaststroker

  • noun someone who swims the breaststroke

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fosbury

  • noun United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)
    Dick Fosbury; Richard D. Fosbury.

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commuting

  • noun the travel of a commuter
    commutation.
  • verb exchange positions without a change in value
    commute; transpose.
    • These operators commute with each other

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bicycling

  • noun riding a bicycle
  • verb ride a bicycle
    wheel; pedal; bike; bicycle; cycle.

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helen_wills

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills Moody; Moody.

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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mays

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Mays; Willie Howard Mays Jr.; Say Hey Kid.
  • noun the month following April and preceding June
    May.

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ashe

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
    Arthur Ashe; Arthur Robert Ashe.

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babe_zaharias

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Didrikson; Zaharias.

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frolic

  • noun gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
    caper; play; gambol; romp.
    • it was all done in play
    • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
  • verb play boisterously
    disport; rollick; cavort; romp; run around; skylark; sport; frisk; lark; lark about; gambol.
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom

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bounder

  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    dog; blackguard; hound; heel; cad.
    • you dirty dog
  • noun someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
    leaper.

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robert_orr

  • noun Canadian hockey player (born 1948)
    Bobby Orr; Orr.

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football

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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equitation

  • noun the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
    riding; horseback riding.

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dunker

  • noun an eater who dips food into a liquid before eating it
    • he was a dunker--he couldn't eat a doughnut without a cup of coffee to dunk it in
  • noun a basketball player who is able to make dunk shots

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mountain_climber

  • noun someone who climbs mountains
    mountaineer.

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william_felton_russell

  • noun United States basketball center (born in 1934)
    Bill Russell; Russell.

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second-stringer

  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    substitute; reserve.
  • adjective satellite being a replacement or substitute for a regular member of a team
    second-string.
    • a second-string pitcher

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greyhound_racing

  • noun the sport of racing greyhounds

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sportswoman

  • noun someone who engages in sports
    sport; sportsman.

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spectator_sport

  • noun a sport that many people find entertaining to watch

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walker

  • noun a person who travels by foot
    pedestrian; footer.
  • noun New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)
    John Walker.

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