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Sahara vs. Sport

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Sahara

The Sahara (, ; Arabic: الصحراء الكبرى, aṣ-ṣaḥrāʼ al-kubrá, 'the Greatest Desert') is a desert on the African continent. With an area of 9,200,000 square kilometres (3,600,000 sq mi), it is the largest hot desert in the world and the third largest desert overall, smaller only than the deserts of Antarctica and the northern Arctic.The name "Sahara" is derived from the Arabic word for "desert" in the feminine irregular form, the singular ṣaḥra' (صحراء /ˈsˤaħra/), plural ṣaḥārā (صَحَارَى /ˈsˤaħaːraː/), ṣaḥār (صَحَار), ṣaḥrāwāt (صَحْارَاوَات), ṣaḥāriy (صَحَارِي).
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Sport

Sport pertains to any form of competitive physical activity or game that aims to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants and, in some cases, entertainment to spectators. Sports can, through casual or organized participation, improve one's physical health.
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Sahara

The world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa
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Sport

An activity involving physical exertion and skill that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often undertaken competitively.
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Sport

Often sports (used with a sing. verb) Such activities considered as a group
Sports is a good way for children to get exercise.
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Sport

A usually challenging activity undertaken for amusement
"the sport of trying to eat [a bratwurst] with anything fewer than four paper napkins" (Jane Kramer).
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Sport

Fun; amusement
Balanced on the curb just for the sport of it.
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Sport

Mockery; jest
He made sport of his own looks.
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Sport

An object of mockery, jest, or play
Treated our interests as sport.
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Sport

A joking mood or attitude
She made the remark in sport.
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Sport

One known for the manner of one's acceptance of rules, especially of a game, or of a difficult situation
A poor sport.
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Sport

(Informal) A fair-minded person, especially one who accepts teasing or difficult situations well
Be a sport and show me where you caught those fish.
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Sport

(Informal) A pleasant companion
Was a real sport during the trip.
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Sport

A person who lives a jolly, extravagant life.
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Sport

A gambler at sporting events.
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Sport

(Biology) An organism or a part of an organism that shows a marked change from the parent type, typically as a result of mutation.
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Sport

(Obsolete) Amorous dalliance; lovemaking.
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Sport

To play or frolic
Children sporting in the waves.
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Sport

To joke or trifle
"Lear ... in a storm, half mad, sported with by the gods" (Cynthia Ozick).
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Sport

To wear or have on one's body, especially prominently or ostentatiously
Sports diamond earrings.
Sports a tattoo.
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Sport

To have as a prominent feature
A car sporting a new paint job.
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Sport

Of, relating to, or appropriate for sports
Sport fishing.
Sports equipment.
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Sport

Designed or appropriate for outdoor or informal wear
A sport shirt.
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Sport

(countable) Any activity that uses physical exertion or skills competitively under a set of rules that is not based on aesthetics.
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Sport

(countable) A person who exhibits either good or bad sportsmanship.
Jen may have won, but she was sure a poor sport; she laughed at the loser.
The loser was a good sport, and congratulated Jen on her performance.
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Sport

(countable) Somebody who behaves or reacts in an admirably good-natured manner, e.g. to being teased or to losing a game; a good sport.
You're such a sport! You never get upset when we tease you.
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Sport

(obsolete) That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement.
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Sport

(obsolete) Mockery, making fun; derision.
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Sport

(countable) A toy; a plaything; an object of mockery.
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Sport

(uncountable) Gaming for money as in racing, hunting, fishing.
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Sport

A plant or an animal, or part of a plant or animal, which has some peculiarity not usually seen in the species; an abnormal variety or growth. The term encompasses both mutants and organisms with non-genetic developmental abnormalities such as birth defects.
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Sport

A sportsman; a gambler.
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Sport

One who consorts with disreputable people, including prostitutes.
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Sport

An amorous dalliance.
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Sport

A friend or acquaintance (chiefly used when speaking to the friend in question)
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Sport

(obsolete) Play; idle jingle.
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Sport

(intransitive) To amuse oneself, to play.
Children sporting on the green
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Sport

(intransitive) To mock or tease, treat lightly, toy with.
Jen sports with Bill's emotions.
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Sport

(transitive) To display; to have as a notable feature.
Jen's sporting a new pair of shoes;
He was sporting a new wound from the combat
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Sport

(reflexive) To divert; to amuse; to make merry.
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Sport

(transitive) To represent by any kind of play.
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Sport

To practise the diversions of the field or the turf; to be given to betting, as upon races.
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Sport

To assume suddenly a new and different character from the rest of the plant or from the type of the species; said of a bud, shoot, plant, or animal.
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Sport

(transitive) To close (a door).
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Sport

That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement.
It is as sport to a fool to do mischief.
Her sports were such as carried riches of knowledge upon the stream of delight.
Think it but a minute spent in sport.
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Sport

Mock; mockery; contemptuous mirth; derision.
Then make sport at me; then let me be your jest.
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Sport

That with which one plays, or which is driven about in play; a toy; a plaything; an object of mockery.
Flitting leaves, the sport of every wind.
Never does man appear to greater disadvantage than when he is the sport of his own ungoverned passions.
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Sport

Play; idle jingle.
An author who should introduce such a sport of words upon our stage would meet with small applause.
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Sport

Diversion of the field, as fowling, hunting, fishing, racing, games, and the like, esp. when money is staked.
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Sport

A plant or an animal, or part of a plant or animal, which has some peculiarity not usually seen in the species; an abnormal variety or growth. See Sporting plant, under Sporting.
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Sport

A sportsman; a gambler.
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Sport

To play; to frolic; to wanton.
[Fish], sporting with quick glance,Show to the sun their waved coats dropt with gold.
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Sport

To practice the diversions of the field or the turf; to be given to betting, as upon races.
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Sport

To trifle.
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Sport

To divert; to amuse; to make merry; - used with the reciprocal pronoun.
Against whom do ye sport yourselves?
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Sport

To represent by any kind of play.
Now sporting on thy lyre the loves of youth.
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Sport

To exhibit, or bring out, in public; to use or wear; as, to sport a new equipage.
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Sport

To give utterance to in a sportive manner; to throw out in an easy and copious manner; - with off; as, to sport off epigrams.
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Sport

An active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
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Sport

The occupation of athletes who compete for pay
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Sport

Someone who engages in sports
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Sport

(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
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Sport

(Maine colloquial) temporary summer resident of inland Maine
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Sport

Verbal wit (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously);
He became a figure of fun
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Sport

Wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner;
She was sporting a new hat
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Sport

Play boisterously;
The children frolicked in the garden
The gamboling lambs in the meadows
The toddlers romped in the playroom
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