stunted; stunting; stunts

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(Entry 1 of 4)

to hinder the normal growth, development, or progress of

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*stunt* (Entry 2 of 4)

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*stunt* (Entry 3 of 4)


an unusual or difficult feat requiring great skill or daring especially one performed or undertaken chiefly to gain attention or publicity


a shifting or switching of the positions by defensive players at the line of scrimmage in football to disrupt the opponent's blocking efforts

stunted; stunting; stunts

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*stunt* (Entry 4 of 4) to perform or engage in a stunt


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