Events ("What?")

unauthorized absence
unauthorized military absence
 
cast
the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
 
careen
pitching dangerously to one side
 
escape
the discharge of a fluid from some container
 
body English
a motion of the body by a player as if to make an object already propelled go in the desired direction
 
permutation
an event in which one thing is substituted for another
 
Battle of Wake Island
in December 1941 the island was captured by the Japanese after a gallant last-ditch stand by a few hundred United States marines
 
hijinks
noisy and mischievous merrymaking
 
yodeling
singing by changing back and forth between the chest voice and a falsetto
 
speedup
the act of accelerating; increasing the speed
 
byplay
incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect
 
clonus
convulsion characterized by alternating contractions and relaxations
 
sea change
a profound transformation
 
rehearsal
(psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory
 
hurry
the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
 
boxing
fighting with the fists
 
welfare work
an organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society
 
population
the act of populating (causing to live in a place)
 
transfer
transferring ownership
 
skirl
the sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe
 
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