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climbing

climbing

/ˈkɫaɪmɪŋ/
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‌the sport of climbing rocks or mountains
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They're good at climbing, broadly.

The boy pushing the crowd and climbing is similar to both Bran and Arya.

And how did you choose a climbing wall as your feature in your bedroom?

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drawing

drawing

/ˈdɹɔɪŋ/
noun
the activity or art of making drawings with a pen or pencil
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He knocked on the big black door, and was taken into the drawing room.

"She is doing the drawings for the project."

"Here, I've got some drawings.

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fishing

fishing

/ˈfɪʃɪŋ/
noun
the activity of catching fish, as a sport or business
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Governments can also create sea reserves, areas where fishing is temporarily banned until the fish population increases.

They went walking, swimming, fishing; they sat in the sun, and slept a lot.

Then workers spend the entire day cutting the papyrus into thin strips using a fishing line.

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gardening

gardening

/ˈɡɑɹdənɪŋ/, /ˈɡɑɹdnɪŋ/
noun
the job or activity of working in a garden
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Is it about gardening work?

They were even advertised as perfect gardening shoes at one point.

So, gardening without gloves are things that we tell pregnant women to avoid because of that particular infection.

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hiking

hiking

/ˈhaɪkɪŋ/
noun
the activity of taking long walks in the country or mountains for pleasure
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But there are epic adventures beyond hiking.

I just met them up on the hiking trail.

There's hiking, and then there's camping.

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jogging

jogging

/ˈdʒɑɡɪŋ/, /ˈdʒɔɡɪŋ/
noun
the activity of running slowly and steadily, especially for exercise
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Craig came down in his jogging pants.

So unless you do a whole lot of like high vertical biking or jogging or whatever.

Unfortunately, my VIDEO GAME WALKING AUTHENTICITY POWER RANKINGS RUBRIC does not look kindly on jogging.

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knitting

knitting

/ˈnɪtɪŋ/
noun
the skill or act of making clothing, etc. from wool or other type of thread using a machine or a pair of long thin special needles
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the Knitting process starts with producing the ribs taken that weave transferring it into the flatbed knitting machine.

The knitting belongs to the island.

So yes, in quarantine, some people took up baking and knitting and I deep dived into crypto and NFTs.

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leisure

leisure

/ˈɫɛʒɝ/, /ˈɫiʒɝ/
noun
time when one is not working and can relax and do things one enjoys
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Its core businesses fall into several categories travel and leisure, telecoms and media.

Lower class Americans tend to have less leisure time and less money to spend on cooking healthy meals.

But this life of leisure isn’t necessarily good for them.

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oil painting

oil painting

/ˈɔɪl pˈeɪntɪŋ/
noun
the art or technique of painting with oil paint
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This is the oil painting I did from that little sketch from the old man on the ceiling.

It's not an oil painting either.

He donated his collection of oil paintings.

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photography

photography

/fəˈtɑɡɹəfi/
noun
the activity of taking and processing photographs
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And she is studying photography, she wants to be a photographer.

The catalog touted affordable clothes but was packaged with high-end photography that mirrored the glossy layouts of fashion magazines.

Susie Hodge: That skill faded away after photography was invented.

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pottery

pottery

/ˈpɑtɝi/
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the skill or activity of making dishes, pots, etc. using clay
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Pottery became widespread.

This pigment was used in paint for wall art or mummy coffins, or in glazes for pottery.

What are the ancient statues or the ancient murals or the ancient pottery, what speaks to you?

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sewing

sewing

/ˈsoʊɪŋ/
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the skill or practice of making or repairing clothes or decorating items made of cloth with a needle and thread
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This is a sewing machine.

He started as a peddler in Philadelphia and then invested in a sewing machine to become a tailor.

About 250 sewing experts work on every pair, and each week, the team can sew up to 5,000 pieces.

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calligraphy

calligraphy

/kəˈɫɪɡɹəfi/
noun
the art or act of producing beautiful handwriting using a special pen or brush
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Uekawa cites Akira Toriyama's line calligraphy as his influence.

And he also did a calligraphy class, which he didn't pay for.

Now one thing about calligraphy is it's a hands-on class.

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embroidery

embroidery

/ɛmˈbɹɔɪdɝi/
noun
the activity of decorating a piece of fabric with patterns sewn into it
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It's not just a case of scanning in an image, turning it into embroidery.

We'll take other pieces to the embroidery station.

Doing like bad embroideries?

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pastime

pastime

/ˈpæsˌtaɪm/
noun
an enjoyable activity that a person regularly does when they are not working
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Gori was a rough town with organized street brawling being a popular pastime.

So you can see when it's done right, feeding birds can be a wonderful pastime.

"it's america's national pastime.

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collector

collector

/kəˈɫɛktɝ/
noun
someone who collects things, as a job or hobby
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This is where the eiderdown collectors come in.

I describe myself as a builder, driver, collector, in fact.

I'm a goal-oriented collector.

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skateboarding

skateboarding

/ˈskeɪtˌbɔɹdɪŋ/
noun
the sport or activity of riding a skateboard

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poetry

poetry

/ˈpoʊətɹi/
noun
poems in general or as a whole
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Humans are proud of a lot of things, from particle accelerators to poetry to Pokemon.

You also make things that live outside of you, from poetry to artwork to initials carved into trees.

I also think it’s dangerous to read biography into poetry.

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to explore

to explore

/ɪksˈpɫɔɹ/
verb
to visit places one has never seen before
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Medical scientists have also explored brain chemistry.

Research continues to explore heredity as a cause.

Then one day he walked into the water by himself and began to explore the bottom of the sea.

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clubbing

clubbing

/ˈkɫəbɪŋ/
noun
the act or activity of regularly going out to nightclubs
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You could've just said no to no clubbing.

One non-human victim of the coronavirus pandemic has been Germany's famous clubbing scene

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yoga

yoga

/ˈjoʊɡə/
noun
a Hindu philosophy that focuses on mental and physical exercises which allow someone to be more conscious and united with the spirit of the universe
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Nagendra Raina: It's yoga for your mind.

If you have a yoga mat, do some yoga.

I mean, I do yoga.

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basketry

basketry

/ˈbæskətɹi/
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the activity or craft of making baskets

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to craft

to craft

/ˈkɹæft/
verb
to skilfully make something, particularly with the hands
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He was inspired by a sword crafted by the legendary 13th century swordsmith Masamune.

Sand crafted by water is more valuable than desert sand eroded by wind.

Be it baking, photography, crafting or heck, anyone can stuff an envelope!

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cookery

cookery

/kˈʊkɚɹi/
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the skill or activity of preparing food
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Yeah, we've been using anchovies in cookery for hundreds of hundred of years.

So you have no formal training per se in cookery.

We're teaching human self-defense and also proper French mushroom cookery.

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birdwatching

birdwatching

/ˈbɝdˌwɑtʃɪŋ/
noun
the activity or hobby of studying birds by observing them in their natural surroundings
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Okay Step Nine: Join your new friend on a birdwatching tour.

Let me connect you with a local birdwatching club.

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horseback riding

horseback riding

/hˈɔːɹsbæk ɹˈaɪdɪŋ/
noun
the sport or activity of riding on the back of horses
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Well, there's an old saying that goes back to the first days of horseback riding.

I still had to clean the barn, but no horseback riding.

But horseback riding was not enough to satisfy her boredom.

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riding

riding

/ˈɹaɪdɪŋ/
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the state or act of a person who rides a horse
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But, bull riding can prepare you for so many things in life.

Dressage is a type of show riding where the horses are very highly trained.

We had a better experience riding in the driverless car than Hal did.

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sculpture

sculpture

/ˈskəɫptʃɝ/
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the art of making solid figures or objects by shaping and carving wood, clay, stone, etc.
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It's not flat on the wall, and it's also not a sculpture on a pedestal.

The house is filled with artwork and sculptures added by the owner, Florence Fang.

which you can see in Michelangelo’s sculptures 12.

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drama

drama

/ˈdɹɑmə/
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a play for the theater, television or radio
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Do we really need drama channels anymore?

MALE VOICE-OVER: This first diner overhears the drama right away.

It was a drama channel, maybe it was iDubbbz.

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hobby

hobby

/ˈhɑbi/
noun
an activity that we enjoy doing in our free time
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I don’t have any time for hobbies.

Have you got any hobbies?

" Finding your own hobbies, I think, for one.

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painting

painting

/ˈpeɪntɪŋ/
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the act or art of making pictures, using paints
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He and a friend were visiting an ancient castle in Germany when he saw a beautiful painting.

While his friend watched for security guards, Breitwieser removed the painting from the frame.

This friend said to him, 'Go and buy some modern paintings.

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handicraft

handicraft

/ˈhændiˌkɹæft/
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the activity or craft of making objects by hand in an attractive and skillful way
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Dalahästar, or dala horses, are traditional handicrafts that have been around for centuries.

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