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Synonyms for disport

to occupy oneself with amusement or diversion

to make a public and usually ostentatious show of

activity engaged in for relaxation and amusement

Synonyms for disport

occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion

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To his crew's delight, the damen in the outdoor sauna disported themselves unfettered by bustenhalters or pantzen.
Anonymous does not have the levity and fun of Shakespeare in Love, in which, despite the muddy London streets and insanitary rutted ditches in the middle of the streets, the characters generally disported a Hollywood glow and squeaky American cleanliness.
In the corporate sector almost no deals were indicated against the background of which spreads between the buy and sell disported significantly.
We have great ambassadors in Steve Gibson, Ray Mallon and more recently on TV, Journey South and their families, in the way they disported themselves on TV.
In a delicious twist, the Imperial arrogance of ancient Japan is replaced by a more contemporary imperialism disported to this very day by our American cousins.
Throughout the Turkish fleet, the soldiers of The Prophet, confident of victory, disported themselves by belly-dancing to the music of the tambor and the flute.
SLATTERED (14): 1 BLATTERED CLATTERED FLATTERED, 2 SCATTERED SHATTERED SKATTERED SMATTERED SNATTERED SPATTERED SWATTERED, 3 SLITTERED SLOTTERED SLUTTERED, 5 SLATHERED followed by DISPORTED (13), BATTEREST, ENCRESSES, PATTEREST (all 12)
Back in 1970 there were a handful of car mags to choose from, while the top shelf only boasted two titles, Mayhouse and Pentfair (I think they were called) whose ladies disported themselves rather more modestly than they do today.
Prices in this neck of the woods are good, but not spectacularly so - more than the area south of here in which the Blairs disported themselves and certainly more than Spain, which has to be the bargain basement of Europe.
But the battle lines are drawn not between the artists and politicos of Scylla; rather the artists' opponents are the Charybdis of conservation of those ancient places of performance built to the triumph of Greece and Rome - the theatres, stadia, odea, amphitheatres and arenas where classical civilisations declaimed and disported themselves.
Whatever your prejudice (the "Islamic" bomb being the current nightmare) it remains true that over the last five decades, one or more of the big five, the "responsible" nuclear powers, has dropped the atomic bomb on civilians, dumped hot reactor cores in the ocean, secretly released radioactivity over cities, killed an unarmed civilian in defense of a testing program, blown up bombs in the territory of indigenous peoples and generally disported themselves as if the planet were a private battlefield.
In England the greenwood was the place where the king disported his power in the royal hunt yet redressed the injustices of his officers.
Here on Poipu, the Hawaiian kings once disported, living in grass huts and worshiping in stone temples called heiau, one of which, built in 1600, stands restored and resolute along the shore in view of those who come to dine at Waiohai Terrace.
Latha disported her talent of a consummate songstress by composing a beautiful melody by her own, Lowa Niwa in early 2000, the only innovative effort in her carrier.
It starts with a dusty and bloodied Jake Lonergan (Craig), prostrate in the dust, who regains consciousness and wonders about his name, why he is there, and why he has on his wrist a state-of-the art manacle which is more macho than the Tag Hauer disported by di Caprio on the back page of TIME magazine.