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the use of methods, especially in a sports contest, that are dubious or seemingly improper but not strictly illegal.
the technique or practice of manipulating people or events so as to gain an advantage or outwit one's opponents or competitors.
, perhaps on the model of
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We can speculate if this is
or following blind prejudice.
Flopping, as it's known in soccer, has long been a part of the sport's innate
In an era of great-power
, that may be wishful thinking.
Do everything at the line of scrimmage to combat that, there was a little bit of
on their side.
and fighting is part of the process but this went way too far.
It's a sincerely-held belief on my part and has nothing to do with
Their enjoyable posturing shows off great looks and impressive
, but it doesn't offer much surprise.
Lurid sensationalism and computer
left this filmmaker's earlier work looking hollow and manipulative.
Participants will work on game fundamentals, stroke work, serves and
There is no reason, other than partisan
, that the repeal legislation has to be drafted this way.
British Dictionary definitions for
) the art of winning games or defeating opponents by clever or cunning practices without actually cheating
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