Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

run
run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
 
staff
provide with staff
 
repel
force or drive back
 
cannonade
attack with cannons or artillery
 
rotate
perform a job or duty on a rotating basis
 
cover
be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
 
check
place into check
 
poach
hunt illegally
 
down
bring down or defeat (an opponent)
 
outfight
to fight better than; get the better of
 
trawl
fish with trawlers
 
fork
place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces
 
drop one's serve
lose a game in which one is serving
 
still-fish
fish with the line and bait resting still or stationary in the water
 
demilitarise
do away with the military organization and potential of
 
levy
cause to assemble or enlist in the military
 
machine gun
shoot with a machine gun
 
send
assign to a station
 
blindside
attack or hit on or from the side where the attacked person's view is obstructed
 
chop
hit sharply
 
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