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  • 161revel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. disport, gambol, romp, carouse; delight in, enjoy. See pleasure. n. lark, spree, carouse. See amusement, rejoicing. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. carousal, frolic, festivity; see celebration 2 ,… …

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  • 162show — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. exhibit, display; explain, teach; demonstrate, prove, guide, escort; appear, stand out. See evidence, disclosure. n. display, exhibition, play, entertainment, pageant, spectacle; pomp, ostentation;… …

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  • 163recreate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To occupy in an agreeable or pleasing way: amuse, divert, entertain, regale. See EXCITE. 2. To occupy oneself with amusement or diversion: disport, play, sport. See WORK …

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  • 164Amusement — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Amusement >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 amusement amusement entertainment Sgm: N 1 diversion diversion divertissement Sgm: N 1 reaction reaction solace Sgm: N 1 pastime pastime passetemps …

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  • 165sport — sport1 W2S2 [spo:t US spo:rt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(games)¦ 2¦(hunting)¦ 3¦(helpful person)¦ 4 a good sport 5 a bad/poor sport 6¦(man/boy)¦ 7¦(fun)¦ 8 make sport of somebody ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: disport] …

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  • 166sportiv — spor|tiv [sp..., ʃp...] <aus gleichbed. engl. sportive zu sport, urspr. »Zeitvertreib, Spiel«, Kurzform von disport »Vergnügen«, dies aus altfr. desport zu (se) de(s)porter »vergnügen«, aus lat. deportare (vgl. ↑deportieren) in einer vulgärlat …

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  • 167Sport — Sm std. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. sport. Dort gekürzt aus disport Vergnügen , das entlehnt ist aus mfrz. desporter. Dieses wiederum ist umgebildet aus ml. deportare sich betragen, sich vergnügen , das zu l. portāre tragen gebildet… …

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  • 168СПОРТ детский и юношеский — (англ. sport, сокращение первонач. disport игра, развлечение), система организации соревнований и занятий по разл. комплексам физич. упражнений с целью совершенствования физич. подготовленности, духовных и волевых качеств личности, достижения… …

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  • 169sport — noun 1》 an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.     ↘success or pleasure derived from an activity such as hunting. 2》 informal a person who behaves in… …

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  • 170flaunt — I. v. n. Flutter, make a show, make a parade, cut a dash, be ostentatious. II. v. a. 1. Wave ostentatiously, brazenly, insolently, or boldly. 2. Display with effrontery, toss, flourish, disport, vaunt, boast …

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  • 171play — I. v. n. 1. Sport, disport, frolic, skip, frisk, gambol, revel, romp, caper, make merry, make fun. 2. Trifle, toy, wanton, dally. 3. Hover, flutter, sport, wave. 4. Game, gambler. 5. Act (on the stage), take a part, personate a character. 6.… …

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  • 172sport — I. n. 1. Play, diversion, amusement, pastime, game, fun, frolic, gambol, prank, recreation, gayety, entertainment, merriment, mirth, jollity, joviality, pleasantry, merry making. 2. Amusement, entertainment, diversion. 3. Recreation. 4. Jest,… …

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  • 173wanton — I. a. 1. Wandering, loose, unrestrained, unchecked, free. 2. Luxuriant, exuberant, abounding, rank, rampant, overgrown. 3. Sportive, frolicsome, playful, gay, frisky, coltish, airy, skittish. 4. Dissolute, licentious, irregular, loose. 5.… …

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  • 174amusement — noun 1) we looked with amusement at the cartoon Syn: mirth, merriment, lightheartedness, hilarity, glee, delight, gaiety, joviality, fun; enjoyment, pleasure, high spirits, cheerfulness 2) I read the book for amusement …

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  • 175enjoy oneself — she travels just to enjoy herself Syn: have fun, have a good time, have the time of one s life; make merry, celebrate, revel, disport; informal party, love life, have a ball, have a whale of a time, whoop it up, let one s hair down …

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  • 176frolic — 1. verb children frolicked on the sand Syn: play, amuse oneself, romp, disport oneself, frisk, gambol, cavort, caper, cut capers, scamper, skip, dance, prance, leap about, jump about; dated sport 2. noun the youngsters enjoyed their …

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  • 177recreation — noun 1) she cycles for recreation Syn: pleasure, leisure, relaxation, fun, enjoyment, entertainment, amusement; play, sport; informal R and R; archaic disport Ant: work 2) his favorite recreations …

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  • 178dandle — cuddle, pet, cosset, fondle, *caress Analogous words: *trifle, toy, dally: *play, sport, disport: *handle, swing …

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  • 179dawdle — *delay, procrastinate, loiter, lag Analogous words: linger, tarry, wait, *stay: *trifle, toy, dally: *play, sport, disport Contrasted words: *stir, rally, rouse, arouse: hurry, hasten, *speed …

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  • 180diversion — amusement, recreation, entertainment (see under AMUSE vb) Analogous words: play, sport, disport (see under PLAY vb): levity, frivolity (see LIGHTNESS) …

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