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    Curling Vocabulary Word List (274)

    A)Ability, Accident, Accuracy, Achieve, Activity, Additive, Advantage, Aggressive, Aim, Alert, Alternate, Amateur, Appreciation, Area, Association, Athlete, Athletic, Attentive, Attitude, Average, Award, Awesome
    B)Back line, Back swing, Balance, Beaten, Bonding, Bonspiell, Briar, Bristle broom, Broom, Brooms up, Bull's-eye
    C)Call, Camaraderie, Canada, Captain, Caution, Center, Challenge, Champion, Character, Circle, Clear, Coach, Commitment, Communicate, Companionship, Competition, Conditioning, Confidence, Consistent, Control, Cooperation, Corn-bloom broom, Correct, Curling, Curve
    D)Defeat, Defense, Delay, Delivery, Desire, Determination, Diligent, Direction, Discipline, Dominate, Draw, Dynamic
    E)Effective, Encouragement, End, Entertain, Enthusiasm, Esteem, Euphoria, Execute, Exemplary, Exercise, Exhibition game, Experience, Exposure
    F)Failure, Fans, Fitness, Foothold, Force, Forceful, Fortitude, Friction, Friendship, Frigid
    G)Game, Game, Glide, Goal, Granite, Grasp, Guide
    H)Hack, Handle, Healthy, Hog line, Hogged, Hold, Holler, House
    I)Ice, Impact, Improvement, Inning, Instruct, Instructive, Intense, Interest, Interfere, Intern, International
    J)Jargon, Join, Joy, Jubilation, Judge, Junior curling
    K)Keen, Kinship
    L)Laughter, Lead, League, Level, Limit, Lose, Loss, Loyalty
    M)Match, Maximize, Measure, Medal, Melt, Meters, Mixed curling, Monitor, Motivate, Muscles
    N)National, Nimble, Noisy, Number three player, Number two player
    O)Observant, Offense, Offensive, Official, One-at-a-time, Opponent, Opportunity, Oppose, Order, Organization, Out turn, Outdoors, Outstanding, Ovation
    P)Participation, Passion, Path, Pebble, Performance, Period, Perseverance, Persistence, Perspective, Placing, Plan, Player, Point, Polish, Popular, Position, Possession, Pound, Practice, Praise, Precaution, Pressure, Prevention, Professional, Professional, Prohibit, Punctual
    Q)Quality, Questionable, Quick
    R)Ranking, Reasonable, Recognition, Recognition, Recreation, Recruit, Rectangle, Regulation, Reliable, Resilient, Rink, Rock, Rush
    S)Score, Season, Second, Senior curling, Shot, Sidelines, Signal, Sixteen stones, Skill, Skill, Skip, Slid, Slide, Spectacle, Speed, Split-second, Sport, Sportsmanship, Stone, Strategy, Streak, Strength, Success, Sweep
    T)Talent, Target, Team, Teammate, Teamwork, Tee-line, Tenacious, Third, Thwart, Tolerant, Tournament of Hearts, Training, Travel, Trophy, Trustworthy, Turn
    U)Undefeated, United, Unusual, Urgency
    V)Valuable, Variation, Variety, Velocity, Venue, Victory, Vigilant
    W)Warm up, Weather, Weight, Win, Winter, Winter, Workout, Worthy
    Y)Yard, Yearn, Yells
    Z)Zeal, Zest, Zone
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    A: acrobatics, Aikido, archery, auto racing, auto-cross,
    B: badminton, baseball, basketball, biathlon, bicycling, bobsledding, bowling, boxing,
    C: calisthenics, card games, cricket, croquet, cross country skiing, curling,
    D: decathlon, discus, diving, dog racing, dressage, E: equitation,
    F: fencing, field hockey, figure skating, fishing, football,
    G: go-carting, golf,
    H: hammer throw, hang gliding, high jumping, hockey, horseback riding, horseshoes, hunting, hurling,
    I: ice dancing, ice hockey,
    J: jacks, jai alai, javelin throw, judo, jumping rope,
    K: karate, kayaking,
    L: lacrosse, luge,
    M: Mah-Jongg. marathon, motocross,
    P: poker, pole vault,
    R: racing, raquet ball, rugby,
    S: shark diving, skateboarding, skeet shooting, skiing, slalom, sled-dog racing, sledding, snowboarding, soccer, spinning, stock-car racing, swimming, sumo wrestling, surfing,
    T: tae kwon do, tennis, tobogganing, track, track and field,
    V: vaulting, volleyball,
    W: water skiing, weightlifting, wrestling,
    X: Xtreme sports,
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