Events ("What?")

skip
a gait in which steps and hops alternate
 
health check
a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
 
check
the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
 
catering
providing food and services
 
arthrography
roentgenographic examination of a joint after injection of radiopaque contrast medium; produces an arthrogram
 
dog breeding
breeding dogs
 
shock therapy
treatment of certain psychotic states by the administration of shocks that are followed by convulsions
 
lie-in
a long stay in bed in the morning
 
pulsation
the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
 
field goal
a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop
 
visiting
the activity of making visits
 
BW
the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food
 
quadrille
a square dance of 5 or more figures for 4 or more couples
 
retrial
a new trial in which issues already litigated and to which the court has already rendered a verdict or decision are reexamined by the same court; occurs when the initial trial is found to have been improper or unfair due to procedural errors
 
detraction
the act of discrediting or detracting from someone's reputation (especially by slander)
 
passage
the act of passing from one state or place to the next
 
seduction
enticing someone astray from right behavior
 
twitter
a series of chirps
 
safety squeeze
the runner on third base waits to start home until the batter has bunted successfully
 
coup
a brilliant and notable success
 
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