Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

stand firm
stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
 
outroar
roar louder than
 
pull
take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for
 
barnstorm
appear at county fairs and carnivals as a stunt flier and parachute jumper
 
field
catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
 
wallop
defeat soundly and utterly
 
poach
hunt illegally
 
overexert oneself
strain oneself more than is healthy
 
range in
direct onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids
 
brail
haul fish aboard with brails
 
rebuff
force or drive back
 
slice
hit a ball so that it causes a backspin
 
overtake
catch up with and possibly overtake
 
drop one's serve
lose a game in which one is serving
 
wrestle
combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force
 
wall
surround with a wall in order to fortify
 
battle
battle or contend against in or as if in a battle
 
see
match or meet
 
pump
deliver forth
 
safeguard
make safe
 
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