noun: Common sense.
- wantwit noun: A fool; one lacking good sense.
- hippodrome noun: A stadium for horse races, chariot races, horse shows, etc. verb tr.: To manipulate or prearrange the outcome of a contest.
- stalking-horse Definition: (noun) Something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason. Synonyms: pretext. Usage: Steve said he needed a book from the library, but that was just a stalking-horse to talk to the girl who worked behind the counter. Discuss
- warhorse noun: 1. A horse used in war. Also known as a charger. 2. An experienced, dependable person, thing, etc., one who has gone through many contests, battles, struggles, etc. 3. Something, such as a play, a piece of music, etc., that has been performed often to become hackneyed.