game


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Synonyms for game

Synonyms for game

Synonyms for game

animal hunted for food or sport

(tennis) a division of play during which one player serves

(games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win

Related Words

the flesh of wild animals that is used for food

a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)

the game equipment needed in order to play a particular game

your occupation or line of work

frivolous or trifling behavior

disabled in the feet or legs

willing to face danger

References in classic literature ?
To give the public of his best, your golfer should have his mind cool and intent upon the game.
I thought you scorned it, considered it an unintellectual game.
And, as Gavrila Ardalionovitch has said, the least suggestion of a falsehood takes all point out of the game.
All observed how irritable and cross she had become since her last burst of laughter; but none the less obstinately did she stick to her absurd whim about this new game.
These are games indeed--the very best that are seen.
If a man, and he survived ten games his liberty would be his," replied Lan-O.
Tears swam into her eyes, and her lips trembled, turning defeat into victory, routing the all-potent Game with the strength of her weakness.
It may have been the apprehensiveness of love, the wish to meet his need for her sympathy, and the desire to see the Game face to face for wisdom's sake,--and it may have been the clarion call of adventure ringing through the narrow confines of uneventful existence; for a great daring thrilled through her, and she said, just as simply, "I will.
Now, upon my life,' said the friend, affecting to speak in a whisper, 'it's an uncommonly bold and game thing in Hawk to show himself so soon.
Nor had he done it now, had not the younger sportsman, who was excessively eager to pursue the flying game, over-persuaded him; but Jones being very importunate, the other, who was himself keen enough after the sport, yielded to his persuasions, entered the manor, and shot one of the partridges.
I just didn't feel like playing the game, anyway, and I HAD been wanting pretty things, so
On his way back, tired and hungry from shooting, Levin had so distinct a vision of meat-pies that as he approached the hut he seemed to smell and taste them, as Laska had smelt the game, and he immediately told Philip to give him some.
Foolish boy, always wanting to play everybody's game and beat them at it," Saxon laughed delightedly.
His reference to the great games of which I had heard so much while among the Tharks convinced me that I had but jumped from purgatory into gehenna.
Latitude and longitude, noon every day; and how many miles we made last twenty-four hours; and all the domino games I beat and horse billiards; and whales and sharks and porpoises; and the text of the sermon Sundays (because that'll tell at home, you know); and the ships we saluted and what nation they were; and which way the wind was, and whether there was a heavy sea, and what sail we carried, though we don't ever carry any, principally, going against a head wind always--wonder what is the reason of that?