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Synonyms for running play

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. run, running, running play, running game(noun)

    (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team

    "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, track, streamlet, running

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How to use running play in a sentence?

  1. Don DeLillo:

    People stress the violence. That's the smallest part of it. Football is brutal only from a distance. In the middle of it there's a calm, a tranquility. The players accept pain. There's a sense of order even at the end of a running play with bodies strewn everywhere. When the systems interlock, there's a satisfaction to the game that can't be duplicated. There's a harmony.

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