Recreation and Sports

rhumba
a folk dance in duple time that originated in Cuba with Spanish and African elements; features complex footwork and violent movement
 
doubles
badminton played with two players on each side
 
tarantella
a lively whirling Italian dance for two persons
 
angling
fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
 
swallow dive
a dive in which the diver arches the back with arms outstretched before entering the water
 
parimutuel
betting where winners share the total amount wagered
 
promenade
a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle
 
nude dancing
erotic dancing with little or no clothing
 
cantillation
liturgical chanting
 
break dancing
a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the ground; normally performed to the rhythm of rap music
 
schtik
(Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning
 
part-singing
singing with three or more voice parts
 
agon
a festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes
 
sporting life
active interest in gambling on sports events
 
Saturnalia
an orgiastic festival in ancient Rome in honor of Saturn
 
interlude
a brief show (music or dance etc) inserted between the sections of a longer performance
 
clock golf
a form of golf in which you putt from positions arranged on the circumference of a circle around the hole
 
throw
casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
 
jazz festival
a festival that features performances by jazz artists
 
leg-pull
as a joke: trying to make somebody believe something that is not true
 
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