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volley
in soccer


From 18-yards out, she kicked a volley into the upper corner of the net.
  soccer:  kicking the ball while it is in flight
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A half-volley is kicking the ball after only one bounce.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   volley [5] , bicycle kick (soccer) [8]
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