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in volleyball

They were especially excited to win such a long volley.
  to hit the ball before it touches the ground


in the form, long volley:  many uninterrupted returns over the net
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volley volleys volleyed volleying volleyer
A perfect volley will usually result in the ball flying through the air without spinning. Both hands have to play the ball simultaneously and the actual contact time of the ball on the player’s hands must be exceptionally quick.
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  • They were especially excited to win such a long volley.
  • The volley in volleyball, means the ball can’t touch the ground.
  • And then, because, let’s face it, I’m basically an Olympic god when it comes to sports, I manage to volley the ball right into your face.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
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