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Old 08-07-2014, 07:30 AM   #551
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dressage:
An equestrian sport in which the horse and rider perform a test of
specific movements in an arena, and are judged on the horse's obedience,
acceptance of the bridle and of the rider's aids, gaits, impulsion, and
the harmony between horse and rider.
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Old 08-08-2014, 07:49 AM   #552
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shuttlecock:
(badminton) A lightweight object that is conical in shape with a cork or
rubber-covered nose, used in badminton as a ball is used in other
racquet games; a birdie.
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Old 08-09-2014, 11:04 AM   #553
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pankration:
An Ancient Greek martial art combining aspects of boxing and wrestling,
introduced in the Greek Olympic games in 648 BC.
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Old 08-10-2014, 12:53 PM   #554
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leeward:
Away from the direction from which the wind is blowing. Downwind.
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Old 08-11-2014, 06:45 AM   #555
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bevy:
1. A group of animals, in particular quail.
2. A large group or collection.
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Old 08-12-2014, 07:28 AM   #556
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repechage:
(sports) A heat (as in rowing or fencing) in which the best competitors
who have lost in a previous round compete for a place or places yet left
in the next round.
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Old 08-13-2014, 08:23 AM   #557
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erratic:
(geology) A rock moved from one location to another, usually by a
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Old 08-18-2014, 07:22 AM   #558
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social contract:
(philosophy, politics) An implicit agreement or contract among members
of a society that dictates things such as submission of individuals to
rule of law and acceptable conduct.
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Old 08-20-2014, 07:21 AM   #559
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transhumance:
The moving of cattle or other grazing animals to new pastures, often
quite distant, according to the change in season.
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:26 AM   #560
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accismus:
(rhetoric) Feigning disinterest in something while actually desiring it.
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