shadowbox

[shad-oh-boks]
verb (used without object)
1.
to make the motions of attack and defense, as in boxing, as a training or conditioning procedure.
2.
to evade or avoid direct or decisive action.

Origin:
1915–20; shadow + box2

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Example sentences
Behind us, the house had become a thumping shadowbox of festivity.
She plans to display it in a shadowbox, along with the shirt she wore during the run.
Later, it got your entire family to shadowbox in the living room.
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