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Synonyms for sport

Synonyms for sport

activity engaged in for relaxation and amusement

actions taken as a joke

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to occupy oneself with amusement or diversion

to make a public and usually ostentatious show of

Synonyms for sport

an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

(Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine

a person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances

someone who engages in sports

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(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

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Peter's violence is portrayed as a momentary and reprimanded lapse, while Roman violence against Jesus is portrayed as wanton and sportful.
Sometime a lovely boy in Dian's shape, With hair that gilds the water as it glides, Crownets of pearl about his naked arms, And in his sportful hands an olive tree To hide those parts which men delight to see.
Casting lots (or throwing dice or shuffling cards) "in a Sportful Lusory Way" was a trivial pursuit that demeaned God's providence.
This comes after the Kingdom's representative in the cycling world signed a new partnership deal with Sportful the performance apparel range, for the upcoming UCI World Tour season 2017.
Within this sportful magic mirror, however, the actual looking glass in Richard's hand also carries literal magical associations that can be brought into play.