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 for power play
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  power play
      n 1: an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the
           concentration or manipulation of power; "she laughed at
           this sexual power play and walked away" [syn: power play,
           squeeze play, squeeze]
      2: a play in which there is a concentration of players in one
         location on the field of play; "they used a power play to
         return the kickoff"
      3: (ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical
         advantage over the other as a result of penalties; "the team
         was unable to capitalize on the power play"

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