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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sport in which barbells are raised competitively or as an exercise

Usage examples (33)
  • The reason I stayed in weightlifting is because I really wanted to see if I could lift after surgery.
  • On the other hand, all the weightlifting is paying off.
  • He played football, wrestled and dabbled in weightlifting in school.
  • However, encouraging weightlifting is also useful - when force meets an immovable object … for more
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