Events ("What?")

landslip
a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff
 
legitimation
the act of rendering a person legitimate
 
despatch
killing a person or animal
 
smacker
a very powerful blow with the fist
 
detrition
effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure
 
turning point
an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend
 
Olympic Games
the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
 
relaxation
a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount
 
farandole
a lively dance from Provence; all the dancers join hands and execute various figures
 
field game
an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions
 
chirrup
a series of chirps
 
double feature
two games instead of one (especially in baseball when the same two teams play two games on the same day)
 
work to rule
a job action in which workers cause a slowdown by doing only the minimum amount required by the rules of the workplace
 
backhander
a backhanded blow
 
corporal punishment
the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
 
diversion
an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack
 
concubinage
cohabitation without being legally married
 
transition
a change from one place or state or subject or stage to another
 
personal care
care for someone who is disabled or is otherwise unable to care for themselves; can including bathing and cooking and managing bodily functions
 
dissidence
disagreement; especially disagreement with the government
 
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