boxing

I
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. pugilism, fighting, prizefighting, fisticuffs, the manly art, the fights, the ring, sparring, fight racket*, glove game*.
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
pugilism, fighting, sparring, fisticuffs.
WORD FIND
black eye: mouse
crossover punch: cross
dazed: punch drunk
ear deformation: cauliflower ear
exchange punches: mix it up
hold, embrace: clinch
illegal blow: rabbit punch, below the belt, low blow, kidney punch, head butt
inning: round
jab and cross: one-two punch
movement: bob and weave, dance, footwork, on one’s bicycle
powerful punch: haymaker, Sunday punch
practice partner: sparring partner
practice with partner: spar
practice with self: shadow box
punching bag: speedbag, heavy bag, crazy bag
punch with less than full strength: pull a punch
quick, straight punch: jab
ring floor: canvas, apron
stamina program: roadwork
sweeping hook: roundhouse
tie: draw
trainer, assistant: cornerman, cut man, handler
upswinging punch: uppercut, bolo punch
varied punches delivered quickly: combination, flurry
wait of eight seconds after knockdown: [m3]mandatory eight-count, standing eight-count
weight and measurements of opponents: tale of the tape
weight division, lightest to heaviest: flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight, lightweight, welterweight, middleweight, light heavyweight, heavyweight, cruiserweight
win by injuring, disabling opponent: knockout, technical knockout, TKO
win by points: decision
win not agreed on by all officials: split decision

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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