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synonyms for pastime

  • amusement
  • diversion
  • fun
  • hobby
  • recreation
  • distraction
  • entertainment
  • game
  • play
  • relaxation
  • sport
  • fun and games
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antonyms for pastime

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  • profession
  • vocation
  • work
  • labor
  • task
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His concept—a simple binding system for both feet—went on to legitimize the now popular pastime.
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As the debates among experts continue, many older people who are being vaccinated welcome the possibility of returning to favorite pastimes, hugging a loved one and taking better care of themselves.
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While gaming may seem like a mere pastime for the wounded, it’s actually considered constructive therapy.
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As it turns out, there’s a unique term, from the Dutch, for this sort of pastime.
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It was this last pastime that primed him to come up with an idea for producing water vortices.
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Everyone with whom he came in contact regarded music merely as a pastime, without serious significance in life.
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The young lawyer was abruptly interrupted in his pastime of ejecting Scattergood forcibly.
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Stanley Hall also went for pastime, and Billy Towler slid into the boat like an eel, without leave, just as it pushed off.
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The pastime consisted of riding on horseback and aiming a lance at one of the holes in the broad end of the crossbar.
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He was with me in the first Asturian campaign—a fellow who has a fortune, and loves doctoring as a pastime.
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WORDS RELATED TO PASTIME

  • acts
  • avocations
  • bags
  • ballgames
  • bits
  • deeds
  • endeavors
  • enterprises
  • entertainments
  • games
  • hobbies
  • jobs
  • labors
  • occupations
  • pastimes
  • projects
  • rackets
  • scenes
  • schemes
  • stunts
  • tasks
  • trips
  • undertakings
  • ventures
  • works
  • zoos
  • 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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