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Word: sportive

Definition: playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike


Sentences Containing 'sportive'

Association Sportive d’El Khroub is an Algerian football club in the city of El Khroub.
For his work he was decorated with the Stella d'oro al Merito Sportivo (golden star for sportive merits) by the Italian National Olympic Committee.
Georgiana had the highest opinion in the world of Elizabeth; though at first she often listened with an astonishment bordering on alarm at her lively, sportive, manner of talking to her brother.
He has guided his customers and partners in some of the most renowned sportive sailing events: America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race (ex-Whitbread), transatlantic races, World championships, Tour de France à la Voile, etc. SailingOne.
He was club president Espérance Sportive de Tunis for nineteen years.
Hired by the RATP in 2007, he is member of the US Métro (Union sportive métropolitaine des transports).
In the 1980s, there was also a section of Rugby team, which now is an independent team called "Association Sportive de M'saken" placed in the forefront of the national championship, the new team has also some sections of judo, athletics and women's handball.
Magri signed for Espérance Sportive de Tunis in August 2006 as a 20 year old and played in the Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 for four years before moving to Tennis Borussia Berlin in September 2010 on a free transfer.
Traddles would be often at the bottom of the staircase, looking on, and taking charge of sportive messages from Dora to the dearest girl in the world.
Union Sportive Médina Chéraga, known as USM Chéraga for short, is an Algerian football club located in Chéraga, Algeria.
Yvan Griboval is renowned as one of the first founders and producers of sailing-show events (as from 1990) transforming this sport with competitions sometimes abstruse in real sailing shows, without making the sportive aspect weaker, quite the opposite.

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