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charade

noun (GAME)    /ʃəˈrɑːd/ US  /-ˈreɪd/
charades [U] a team game in which each member tries to communicate to the others a particular word or phrase that they have been given, by expressing each syllable or word using silent actionsMiscellaneous games and activities
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