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Words Football Fans Can Master Easily

January 27, 2014
These vocabulary words should be easy to master for football fans already familiar their definitions in a football context. See the football-specific definitions here.
defense
The best defense against influenza is a yearly vaccine, but it's far from perfect.
possession
Perhaps it was coupled with a costly divorce and suddenly their car is their only possession.
offense
Neither have I made any offense against any human being nor participated in the falsification of anyone’s consciousness.
blitz
The company also plans a marketing blitz in Europe and Latin America, using the name WeChat.
huddle
But the evidence suggests that huddling around a heat source and searing our food is a habit we should at least consider breaking.
incomplete
The lack of background information and connective tissue makes the film feel incomplete.
ineligible
This time, Blue Is the Warmest Color was ineligible for the Oscars because it didn’t open in France before the cutoff date.
intercept
Former News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson are on trial accused of conspiring to illegally intercept voicemail messages on mobile phones.
lateral
A trail run includes lunging, leaping, hiking, lateral side-stepping and other movements.
interference
They say Obamacare relies too heavily on mandates and results in too much government interference in the marketplace.
punt
Quite clearly, they were punting on the next season, no matter how their general manager spun it.
reception
The Broncos arrived at Newark Airport to the sort of reception normally reserved for heads of state.
referee
He knows they aren’t as good as him, so he will referee and, of course, watch. 
secondary
But it was a secondary infection that people contracted as a result of the flu.
strip
His name was stripped from honorary plaques and university buildings, including the library he personally financed.
tackle
On day one, she will tackle a 130-mile cycle, equivalent to some of the longest stages on the Tour de France.
execution
Even in those cases, amazing execution is a sine qua non of growth and success.
champion
Rejected passages describe a marketer who champions slogans, hosts who are not hospitable, an inventor of push-buttons that satisfy human desires.

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Monday January 27th 2014, 5:53 PM
Comment by: Sandra G. (FL)
this is an easy word list you should try.
Monday February 17th 2014, 3:13 PM
Comment by: Anonymous User (Palo alto)
What is you favorite football team
My's the Brocos
Thursday March 13th 2014, 9:45 AM
Comment by: michael B. (FL)
Go Steelers
Friday April 11th 2014, 10:00 AM
Comment by: Jerry (ID)
Nope, forget the Eagles. They dropped Desean Jackson. I now like the Panthers
Tuesday May 6th 2014, 12:13 PM
Comment by: Anonymous
This list is excellent. I love spending my time doing this, because it is so much fun
Thursday May 8th 2014, 10:08 AM
Comment by: Jerry (ID)
BrianFox is right, this list really did help me and although it was required, I actually liked doing it.
Friday November 7th 2014, 2:12 PM
Comment by: ShoneKing (NC)
beangals the team
Wednesday April 8th 2015, 8:10 AM
Comment by: Trojan (FL)
Titans FTW
Thursday May 14th 2015, 3:48 PM
Comment by: gheimensen (IA)
this is so easy and I'm a girl.
Thursday May 14th 2015, 3:50 PM
Comment by: gheimensen (IA)
gooooooo chargers!!!
Saturday November 7th 2015, 8:08 AM
Comment by: ARIstocrat (FL)
lets go jets
Monday December 14th 2015, 7:51 PM
Comment by: Jason W. (CA)
2014 (i think that was the year the 49ers went to the Super Bowl) 49ers!!!
Monday February 8th 2016, 8:26 AM
Comment by: Sarah B. (NC)
if you don't watch football like me, this is hard
Tuesday March 15th 2016, 1:05 PM
Comment by: lord valdemart123 (WA)
fly eagles fly
Monday April 18th 2016, 12:57 PM
Comment by: ALEXANDRA H. (OH)
meh. Go Texas Aggies!!!
Wednesday May 4th 2016, 1:13 PM
Comment by: KOLE J. (OH)
Chicago Bears FTW
Tuesday May 17th 2016, 1:28 PM
Comment by: J Skizzle (PA)
The Steelers are the best and you know it

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