Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

blitzkrieg
fight a quick and surprising war
 
track down
pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
 
emulate
compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with
 
trigger
release or pull the trigger on
 
referee
be a referee or umpire in a sports competition
 
foul
commit a foul; break the rules
 
seal off
impose a blockade on
 
sweep
win an overwhelming victory in or on
 
flyfish
fish with flies as lures
 
block off
obstruct access to
 
charge
to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
 
see
match or meet
 
hinder
put at a disadvantage
 
curl
play the Scottish game of curling
 
staff
serve on the staff of
 
hold off
resist and fight to a standoff
 
test
achieve a certain score or rating on a test
 
promote
be changed for a superior chess or checker piece
 
score
get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance
 
carry
secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
 
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