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calisthenics

cal·is·then·ics (cal·lis·then·ics)

calisthenics (callisthenics)

pronunciation:
kae lihs the nihks
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part of speech: plural noun
definition 1: exercises to promote strength and flexibility, done without special equipment.
The army recruits spent their morning doing calisthenics and running.
definition 2: (used with a sing. verb) the art or practice of doing such exercises.
derivation: calisthenic (adj.)
Word Parts
The word calisthenics contains the following part:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology