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  • noundance party
  • nounglobe, sphere

synonyms for ball

  • hop
  • jump
  • mingle
  • prom
  • promenade
  • reception
  • shindig
  • hoedown
  • hoodang
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A ball on a football field will have more possible future positions than a ball traveling along rails, for example.
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When he wasn’t putting the ball in the bucket himself, Dončić found time to snag seven rebounds, dish out nine dimes and snag three steals.
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Microbes huddled in the heart of balls of Deinococcus bacteria as thin as five sheets of paper have survived on the exterior of the International Space Station for three years, researchers report August 26 in Frontiers in Microbiology.
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In this area, small planetary objects hang out while warming up and transitioning from outer solar system ice balls to inner solar system comets with their long tails.
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The last time a batted ball traveled so fast was in 2018 … when it also left the bat of Giancarlo Stanton.
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The 24-year-old has three plus pitches in his four-seam and two-seam fastballs and breaking ball.
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It can be as simple as controlling a ball to collect points or as involved as adding the complex interactions we see in major release titles.
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As Tagovailoa threw the ball, two Bulldogs tackled him, landing on top of him.
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These dogs learn that when they smell a certain scent, they get to play with their ball.
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WORDS RELATED TO BALL

  • ammo
  • armament
  • ball
  • bomb
  • buckshot
  • bullet
  • cannonball
  • cartridge
  • charge
  • chemical
  • confetti
  • explosive
  • fuse
  • grenade
  • gunpowder
  • iron rations
  • materiel
  • missile
  • munition
  • napalm
  • powder
  • rocket
  • round
  • shell
  • shot
  • shrapnel
  • torpedo
  • action
  • ball
  • beguilement
  • cheer
  • delight
  • diversion
  • enjoyment
  • entertainment
  • field day
  • fun
  • fun and games
  • gladdening
  • gratification
  • high time
  • hilarity
  • hoopla
  • laughter
  • merriment
  • merry go round
  • mirth
  • picnic
  • play
  • pleasing
  • pleasure
  • regalement
  • whoopee
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