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remise

Line breaks: re¦mise
Pronunciation: /rɪˈmiːz
 
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Fencing

Definition of remise in English:

verb

[no object]
Make a second thrust after the first has failed.
Example sentences
  • When you remise against an immediate riposte, it will likely generate a double touch, causing you to get hit (which is bad); so this is given a big thumb's down.

noun

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A second thrust made after the first has failed.
Example sentences
  • You never allow a remise to get past your guard like that.
  • The next touch was Haslette's, won after a stunning exchange of parries, counterparries, cutovers, counterattacks, remises, ripostes - almost every close-range trick anyone there knew.

Origin

French, past participle of remettre 'put back'.

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