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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To engage in exercise or practice especially immediately before entering a game or contest in order to limber up the muscles, work up speed, or get in condition. Also: To approach a state of or become characterized by violence, conflict, or danger.

Usage examples (37)
  • Noun : The spectators came early to watch the players go through their warmups. The dancers went through a quick warmup
  • ` ` I was really concerned about it in warmup, '' Thornton said.
  • He scored twice in warmup matches against England and France the same year.
  • ` ` For everything McGrattan was chirping in warmup, he got run over by Pat Kaleta. for more
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