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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.
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derivation: calisthenic (adj.)
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