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美式足球(橄榄球) Football -I

VocabularyDescription
AFLThe American Football League (AFL) was a major professional American football league that operated from 1960 until 1969, when it merged with the National Football League (NFL).
all-star
average
award
awesome
balance
blocker
bowls
call
carrier
catch
caution
center
champion
cheer
coach
courageous
crowd
dangerous
defeat
direction
down
down field
draft
drop back
end-zone
ends
fame
fans
field judge
force
forward pass
foul
game
goal
guard
half
healthy
hits
holding
incomplete
injury
instruction
joy
kick off
leader
league
locker
loss
manager
match up
muscles
NFLThe National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world.
noisy
numbers
opportunity
out of bounds
pass
penalty
photo
pick
planning
players
playoffs
position
practice
praise
qualify
quarter
quick
ratings
record
referee
score
season
shift
signal
skill
speed
sport
strength
stress
success
team
teammate
teamwork
tie
timeout
title
together
top-rated
trainer
training
try out
turnover
uniforms
unusual
warm up
wind
wing
win
workout
x-rays
yell
youth
zone

美式足球(橄榄球) Football -II

VocabularyDescription
athlete
attendance
audible
autographs
backfield
beaten
blindsideTo attack critically where a person is vulnerable, uninformed, etc.
broadcast
brutal
commercials
competition
conference
confidence
confrontation
contract
cornerbackA defensive back positioned to the outside of the linebackers.
crossbarA horizontal bar, line, or stripe.
crush
dauntingSeeming difficult to deal with in anticipation; intimidating.
dedication
defensive
discipline
dispute
division
double wingThe double-wing is an offensive formation in American football which should not be confused with the Double Wing offense. The double-wing formation is used in many offenses from the youth level through college.
exercise
expansion
equipment
fitness
forceful
formation
fracture
frenzyA state or period of uncontrolled excitement or wild behavior.
fullbackAn offensive player in the backfield.
gear
hash marksThe hash marks are two rows of lines near the middle of the field that are parallel to the side lines. These small lines (about 1 yard long) are used to mark each of the 5-yard lines, which go from sideline to sideline. All plays start with the ball on or between the hash marks.
heisman trophyThe Heisman Trophy or The Heisman), is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.
huddleA crowded or confused mass of people or things.
illegal procedure
inauguralMarking the beginning of an institution, activity, or period of office.
inbound
industrious
ineligible
instinctiveRelating to or prompted by instinct; apparently unconscious or automatic.
integrity
interceptionAn act of a defensive player catching a forward pass.
interferenceThe action of interfering or the process of being interfered with.
intermission
interview
jargonSpecial words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.
jeerMake rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice.
jerk
jubilationA feeling of great happiness and triumph.
lateral passIn American football and Canadian football, a lateral pass or lateral occurs when the ball carrier throws the football to a teammate in a direction parallel to or away from the opponents' goal line.
leadership
linebackerA player on defense who takes a position close behind the linemen.
linemanOne of the players in the line, as a center, guard, tackle, or end.
maximize
mayhemViolent or damaging disorder; chaos.
measurement
midfield
offense
offensive
official
offside
opponent
ovationA sustained and enthusiastic show of appreciation from an audience, especially by means of applause.
parallel
participation
pigskinA football ((NORTH AMERICAN informal)
popularity
post season
prevention
professional
protection
spirit
split-second
sportsmanship
staminaThe ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort.
strategy
threaten
throw
touchdown
victory
violent
waiver
yardageMeasurement, or the amount measured in yards; length or extent in yards.

美式足球(橄榄球) Football -III

VocabularyDescription
enshrineTo cherish as sacred
gridironA field for football, marked with regularly spaced parallel lines.
intercollegiateExisting or conducted between colleges or universities



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