Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

upset
defeat suddenly and unexpectedly
 
cricket
play cricket
 
stop
hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
 
ace
score an ace against
 
glide-bomb
bomb by gliding
 
cover
hold within range of an aimed firearm
 
whistlestop
tour the country in order to solicit votes for an election
 
charge
direct into a position for use
 
immobilize
make defenseless
 
punt
place a bet on
 
retire
cause to get out
 
scallop
fish for scallops
 
field
catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
 
seine
fish with a seine; catch fish with a seine
 
catch
be the catcher
 
play
use or move
 
backstop
act as a backstop
 
go to war
commence hostilities
 
overtrump
play a trump higher than (one previously played) to the trick
 
strike
make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
 
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