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Noun
An activity that one engages in for amusement or fun
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“My favorite childhood game was playing cops and robbers.”
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A form of competitive activity or sport played according to rules
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“The two sides will meet in a friendly game at the local sports center.”
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A secret and clever plan or trick
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“What if they call your bluff on this game that you're playing with them?”
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A practical joke
“What a wicked game you played to make me feel this way.”
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A line of work or business
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“I've been in this game for years. I know what I'm talking about.”
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The flesh of wild mammals or birds, used as food
“I get my fish from the market at North Shields or up at Amble, and my meat and game locally.”
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A thing or person intended for playing with
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The use of one's talents
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A poem or other text in which certain letters, often the first in each line, spell out a name or message
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A saw with fine teeth and a narrow blade which can cut curves in wood or metal
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A sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball
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Meat from a wild animal
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A task or enterprise
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The act of engaging in carnal activity in exchange for payment
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An illegal or dishonest scheme for obtaining money
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Domesticated bird
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A lack of seriousness, especially in the context of fun or entertainment
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An overwhelming majority of votes for one party or candidate in an election
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Practice session
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An act of hunting wild animals or game
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The conducting of trade, business or commerce
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A test of knowledge, especially as a competition between individuals or teams as a form of entertainment
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A distribution of playing cards during a game
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The action of pretending or imagining that things are better than they really are
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Adjective
Having the temerity to do something new or challenging
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“Are you game enough to parachute out of an airplane?”
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Eager, prepared or willing to do or have something
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“Sure, I'm game for dessert.”
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Having or showing a resolute, unyielding spirit
“The hare was game to the last, and by many a twist and turn managed to cheat its pursuers.”
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(of a limb) Injured or lame
“We'll have a cozy dinner and a pleasant talk together, and by that time your game ankle will carry you home very nicely, I am sure.”
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Full of fervor
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Having a reasonable chance of success
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Ready to accept instruction or direction in an obedient manner
Verb
To manipulate (a situation), typically in a way that is unfair or unscrupulous
“My son has somehow discovered a way to game the app such that he has an indefinite free trial period.”
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To play gambling games
“I would game at the tables in the casino for a few short minutes.”
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To play video games
“I would just sit at home and game all day during the summer.”
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