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facing the pitcher at bat
return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke backhand , backhand shot , backhand stroke
subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove barb
horse-drawn carriage having four wheels; has an outside seat for the driver and facing inside seats for two couples and a folding top barouche
carriage, 4-wheeled, facing seats, folding top, front driver's seat barouche
nocturnal bird of prey with hawk-like beak and claws and large head with front-facing eyes bird of Minerva , bird of night , hooter , owl
darkened enclosure in which images of outside objects are projected through a small aperture or lens onto a facing surface camera obscura
walkway with open colonnade facing a quadrangle cloister
window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store display window , shopwindow , show window
two facing pages of a book or other publication facing pages , spread , spread head , spreadhead
(sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash) forehand , forehand shot , forehand stroke
front illustration facing the title page of a book frontispiece
dive in which the diver throws the feet forward to complete a full backward somersault and enters the water feet first and facing away from the diving board full gainer , gainer
dive facing forward, back somersault, and entering water feet first gainer
qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle) gallantry , heroism , valiance , valiancy , valor , valorousness , valour
form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim gantlet , gauntlet
dive with back flip and enter headfirst facing board half gainer
dive in which the diver throws the feet forward and up to complete a half backward somersault and enters the water facing the diving board half gainer
Navajo lodge covered with earth; traditionally built with the entrance facing east hogan
form of solitaire that begins with seven piles of cards with the top cards facing up; descending sequences of cards of alternating colors are built on these piles; as aces become available they are placed above the seven piles; the object is to build sequ klondike
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