|feigning, pretending; acting, performing a dramatic role (in a play)||playacting|
|(British Slang) criminal, prisoner, ex-convict; prison time, decide the order of play, fall behind compared with others, fail to keep up with the established pace, straggle; develop slowly; linger, tarry; slacken, flag, weaken; imprison (British Slang)...||lag|
|(British spelling variant for musicalize) adapt a book or play to a musical||musicalise|
|(Grammar) verb form used to show that the subject is being acted upon (rather than performing an action), expressing action done to the subject, influenced by something external, lacking a power source, not actively taking part, not managed by the inve...||passive|
|(Greek Mythology) Cypriot king who fell in love with the statue he had carved of a woman (who later was brought to life by Aphrodite); play written by George Bernard Shaw (1912), Cypriot king who sculpted Galatea||Pygmalion|
|(in filmmaking) board or several boards on which the order of the scenes of the film or play are written, sketches outlining plot||storyboard|
|(Informal) turbine engine; turbocharger; automobile equipped with a turbocharger, mollusk with spiral shell, motored by a turbine; capable of performing an action quicker than normal (Informal)||turbo|
|(Sports) player who can play well in two different positions (esp. as a forward and guard in basketball), player capable of performing different positions||swingman|
|2-family dwelling with 2 entrances, building having rooms on two floors or stories; house with dwelling accommodations for two separate families, double; having two floors; bidirectional, in two directions (Computers), having two parts performing one o...||duplex|
|7 1/2 minute playing period in a polo (Sports), chukka, period of play in polo||chukker|
|a character or role||person|
|a few, associate two things, connect, join, link; marry; mate, engage in sexual intercourse, electrical contact, have sexual intercourse, join two things, pair of dogs, duo, group of two persons or things; (Mechanics) two equal forces acting in opposit...||couple|
|a play made in football, along, at or to lower level, away from present location, away from university, cause to come down, knock down, shoot down; defeat; overthrow; descend; drink, swallow (Slang), chosen or arranged, covering of soft hairs, declare ...||down|
|a trademark for the long-acting benzodiazepine drug chlordiazepoxide, used to treat anxiety, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, and sometimes insomnia||Librium|
|abilities of a sportsman; conduct of a sportsman (such as fair play, good manners, grace in losing, etc.), fair conduct, taking part in sports||sportsmanship|
|able to be colored or painted, feigning validity, looking reasonable but not so||colorable|
|able to function as a substitute, acting as substitute||substitutive|
|able to function without waste, acting directly to produce an effect, effective, done without waste (of time, resources, etc.), well-organized||efficient|
|abrupt directional change, act as stand-in, acting in contrasting or opposing ways, advance with two-base hit, announce bridge double, being twice as much or many, bet on two races, call increasing score or bid, composed of two parts or items; twofold;...||double|
|abstain from eating, abstain from food, act of abstaining from eating; period during which one abstains from eating, acting or moving rapidly, at incorrect time, close, conducive to rapid speed, debauched, deprive of food, done quickly, fastened, firml...||fast|
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