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- n. A relationship in which two parties closely monitor and challenge one another in a suspicious or self-protective manner, often because each party is attempting to gain an advantage over the other.
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- n. a game for children in which the players form a circle and join hands; they raise their hands to let a player inside the circle or lower their hands to bar a second player who is chasing the first
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She also bet Charane would have killed either of them outright, rather than playing cat and mouse with them here in Sorceress Barbie's Mystical Castle.
It was already savoring its conquest and repast, playing cat and mouse with him; though he'd never seen a werecat do that; possibly real cats did play that way, though there weren't many of those-or mice-around these days, for some reason.
It was cat and mouse stuff - the Russian T72s, BMPs and RPG7 men trying to pierce the gloom and the Canadian infantry shield in order to stalk the Leopards; the Leopards endeavouring to ambush the Russians and batter their flanks.