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callisthenics

noun [U, + sing/pl verb] uk UK (US calisthenics)   /ˌkæl.ɪsˈθen.ɪks/ us  
(a system of) simple physical exercises that are done to make the body firm, able to stretch easily, and more attractiveExercising and training
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