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Miscellaneous games - synonyms or related words

Dungeons and Dragons

a computer game, often used in training workers, in which players are in dangerous situations in which they have to find secret objects or destroy frightening enemies



in the UK, a game that consists of throwing rings over objects in order to win a prize



American a game in which players try to push each other off floating logs

lucky dip


a game in which you put your hand into a box that contains a lot of small prizes and choose one without looking

paper chase


British a game in which someone runs ahead of other people and drops pieces of paper to show the others where to run



a game in which players throw metal or rubber rings called quoits over a short post fixed in the ground or on a wall



a role-playing game: a game in which you pretend to be a particular type of person, designed to make you learn new skills or new attitudes



a game in which players use long sticks to push flat round objects towards a particular place on the floor



British a game in which you win a prize if the ticket you have bought is chosen and the number on it matches the number on the prize

treasure hunt


a game in which players try to find something that has been hidden



a game in which two teams pull on opposite sides of a rope until one team succeeds in pulling the other team across a line between them


gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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fake news

a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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