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stunts

noun
plural of stunt

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an act of notable skill, strength, or cleverness
  • performs mental stunts, such as pronouncing words backwards as soon as you say them

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stunts

verb
present tense third-person singular of stunt

Synonyms & Antonyms of stunts (Entry 2 of 2)

to hold back the normal growth of
  • unfortunately, an unusually dry summer seems to have permanently stunted the tree

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“Stunts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stunts. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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