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disport

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1 to cause (someone) to pass the time agreeably occupied
  • disported themselves with silly games while they waited in the airport

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2 to engage in activity for amusement
  • a full-service resort where vacationers may disport at a variety of indoor and outdoor activities

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3 to play and run about happily
  • the puppies disported in the backyard while we ate on the patio

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4 to present so as to invite notice or attention
  • football fans triumphantly disported the sports memorabilia for which they had just paid extravagant prices

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“Disport.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disport. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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