Recreation and Sports

twist
social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s
 
film festival
a cinematic festival that features films (usually films produced during the past year)
 
dead-man's float
a floating position with the face down and arms stretched forward
 
Pythian Games
the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Delphi held every four years in the third year of the Olympiad in honor of Apollo
 
charades
guessing game in which one player pantomimes a word or phrase for others to guess
 
lunacy
foolish or senseless behavior
 
singles
badminton played with one person on each side
 
swim
the act of swimming
 
cliff diving
diving into the water from a steep overhanging cliff
 
piaffe
a cadenced trot executed by the horse in one spot
 
5-hitter
a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits
 
spelaeology
the pastime of exploring caves
 
social dancing
dancing as part of a social occasion
 
battledore and shuttlecock
an ancient racket game
 
card trick
a trick performed with playing cards
 
one-step
an early ballroom dance; precursor to the fox-trot
 
saraband
a stately court dance of the 17th and 18th centuries; in slow time
 
practical joke
a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)
 
fives
a game resembling handball; played on a court with a front wall and two side walls
 
contradance
a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
 
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