Nouns denoting acts or actions

a game in which players try to flip plastic disks into a cup by pressing them on the side sharply with a larger disk
the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
administration of nutrients through a vein
pit stop
a brief stop at a pit during an automobile race to take on fuel or service the car
construction of inferior buildings for a quick profit
white man's burden
the supposed responsibility of the white race to provide care for their non-white subjects
creating knitted wear
the regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)
a square dance of 5 or more figures for 4 or more couples
butterfly stroke
a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down
chemical terrorism
terrorism using the chemical agents of chemical warfare; can undermine the personal security of citizens
a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment
reproductive cloning
making a full living copy of an organism; requires a surrogate mother
trap block
(American football) an illegal block
the taking possession of something by legal process
a method of athletic training (especially for runners) in which strenuous effort and normal effort alternate in a continuous exercise
forlorn hope
a hopeless or desperate enterprise
sex crime
a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
bastardy proceeding
a lawsuit filed to determine the father of a child born out of wedlock (and to provide for the support of the child once paternity is determined)
taking full advantage of an opportunity while it lasts
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