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synonyms for disport

  • entertain
  • frolic
  • play
  • amusement
  • merriment
  • recreation
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How to use disport in a sentence

Then they turned about and went into the wood to disport them, for the sun was growing hot.
THE STORY OF THE GLITTERING PLAINWILLIAM MORRIS
We have known him to disport for half a day upon the kerb-stone, carrying on with all his might to whomsoever would endure it.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Here was young hopeful's long-sought-for opportunity to dive, swim and otherwise disport himself as did the big boys.
WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
We live in a three dimensional world, and in its length, breadth, and solidity do we disport ourselves.
SPIRIT AND MUSICH. ERNEST HUNT
We can no longer allow you to disport yourselves in the Fields of History as if they were a mere playground.
OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
There were also two pretty gardens in which the boys and girls could disport themselves separately.
THE ROMANTIC SETTLEMENT OF LORD SELKIRK'S COLONISTSGEORGE BRYCE
The treacle jar stands open for stray fingers and flies to disport themselves therein.
NELSON'S HOME COMFORTSMARY HOOPER
Whales still disport themselves close inshore, and frighten no one.
THE GATES OF INDIATHOMAS HOLDICH
Asolare—“to disport in the open air, amuse oneself at random.”
THE BROWNING CYCLOPDIAEDWARD BERDOE
The titles of these books remind one of "a merry disport," which formerly took place in the hall of the Inner Temple.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 223, FEBRUARY 4, 1854VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DISPORT

  • come on strong
  • display
  • disport
  • exhibit
  • expose
  • flash
  • gesture
  • parade
  • raise
  • shake
  • show
  • show off
  • sport
  • swing
  • threaten
  • throw weight around
  • trot out
  • warn
  • wield
  • amusement
  • ball
  • beguilement
  • delectation
  • delight
  • disport
  • dissipation
  • distraction
  • divertissement
  • enjoyment
  • field day
  • frivolity
  • fun
  • fun and games
  • game
  • gratification
  • high time
  • hoopla
  • levity
  • merry-go-round
  • pastime
  • picnic
  • play
  • pleasure
  • relaxation
  • relish
  • sport
  • whoopee
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