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feint
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Dune
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  • Paul snapped up the rapier, feinted fast and whipped it back for a slow thrust timed to enter a shield’s mindless defenses.
  • Around the room they fought — thrust and parry, feint and counterfeint.
  • This is like single combat, Son, only on a larger scale — a feint within a feint within a feint . seemingly without end.
  • This is like single combat, Son, only on a larger scale — a feint within a feint within a feint . seemingly without end.
  • This is like single combat, Son, only on a larger scale — a feint within a feint within a feint . seemingly without end.
  • Jamis leaped high, feinting and striking down with his right hand, but the hand was empty.
  • "Try this one," he said, and feinted with the short blade in his other hand.
  • The way a slave cocked his head could give the most vital clue to counter and feint.
  • No simple gladiator this! A chill ran through him, and he wondered if Hawat had another plan for this arena—a feint within a feint within a feint.
  • No simple gladiator this! A chill ran through him, and he wondered if Hawat had another plan for this arena—a feint within a feint within a feint.
  • No simple gladiator this! A chill ran through him, and he wondered if Hawat had another plan for this arena—a feint within a feint within a feint.
  • His feint and defensive counter were as good as any Feyd-Rautha had ever seen.
  • The slave shifted knife hands, turned inside both parry and feint to grapple the na-Baron’s short blade—the one in the white gloved hand that tradition said should carry the poison.
  • Feints within feints within feints.
  • Feyd-Rautha leaped, feinting with right hand, but with the knife shifted in a blur to his left hand.
  • Feints within feints within feints.
  • Feints within feints within feints.
  • He feinted right and under, and they were pressed against each other, knife hands gripped, straining.
  • Paul, the smile frozen on his face, feinted with slowness as though inhibited by the drug and at the last instant dodged to meet the downflashing arm on the crysknife’s point.

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  • James feinted left and drove right.
  • Matt had a spike or sneak option on the final touchdown play. We were over on the sideline feinting the spike call, knowing that Matt was going to try the sneak.
    Pete Carroll

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