Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

bluff
deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand
 
see
match or meet
 
try for
make an attempt at achieving something
 
neutralise
make incapable of military action
 
shark
hunt shark
 
cannonade
attack with cannons or artillery
 
bird
watch and study birds in their natural habitat
 
better
surpass in excellence
 
barnstorm
tour the country making political speeches, giving lectures, or presenting plays
 
pattern-bomb
bomb in certain patterns
 
tree
chase an animal up a tree
 
ace
serve an ace against (someone)
 
take the bull by the horns
face a difficulty and grapple with it without avoiding it
 
point
be positionable in a specified manner
 
eagle
shoot in two strokes under par
 
pip
defeat thoroughly
 
harass
exhaust by attacking repeatedly
 
nose
defeat by a narrow margin
 
bulldog
throw a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo
 
shrimp
fish for shrimp
 
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