- Risaku unsheathed his sword and slashed at the hand.
- ‘Your skills could use improvement,’ said Charles as he lifted his sword and slashed at my leg.
- Kale pulled out his sword and slashed at the operative, slicing Lance's arm across the shoulder before kicking him out of the way.
- UK retailers slashed the prices of summer clothing
- That would slash prices to consumers - and also save insurers hundreds of millions of dollars because they would no longer foot the bill.
- Part of that drawdown will come from tech companies slashing prices.
- Why are you going out knocking on doors in the slashing rain when we are all going to the pub/cinema/theatre/a gig?
- Straight into the attack, the Welsh backs switched play both ways, before new outside centre Matthew Watkins made a slashing break which resulted in the visitors being penalised at the tackle.
- He looks great, full of nervous energy, and his guitar-picking is a blur of hand movements, all furiously slashing chords and paralysing little single notes.
- Kyana did not let him finish the sentence; she snapped the whip, slashing him across the chest.
- He picked up the whip he had slashed him with, happy to have sustained the damage to his ribs and leg.
- She whipped through them, slashing them with her sword.
- She said it with a finger poised on her bottom lip as she began thinking about slashing her whip.
- With a rush of strength she slashed the whip across the harnessed mule's haunches.
- Fuzen slashed the whip at Rowan, which wrapped around his wrist.
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- Not only did he puncture his sword through his limb, but also because he moved so unbelievably fast, Blake endured twice as many slashes in one mighty stroke.
- Seeing this Hicoz charged them - dispatching both with a single slash of his mighty blade.
- This time he overreached on the right hand side, and a sweeping slash gave him a red welt across his torso and sent his sword flying.
- More symbols were scrawled into the stone of the arch, crimson slashes carved in the rock as though they were weeping wounds in the gateway.
- No gouges, slashes, holes, wounds, cuts, not so much as a scrape.
- Both were covered by numerous cuts, slashes and puncture wounds on their legs, arms and faces.
- The only colour is a slash of peony red on their lips.
- As Kiv's hand jerked an inch to one side, Nolen dropped to the ground, avoiding a narrow slash of fiery white light that burned a hole in the wall behind him.
- Thunder rumbled again, accompanied by a slash of lightning which lit up the sky for an instant.
- The slashes in Caxton's text were an experiment in punctuation, and are roughly equivalent to commas.
- At each node, the optimal distribution is given with alternative equally optimal distributions separated with a forward slash.
- A hyphen suggests an amalgamation of the two disciplines; a slash keeps them separate, poetry staying on its side of the fence and criticism on its side.
- Some fandoms inspire more slash than others - Lord of the Rings fanfiction is drowning in the stuff, probably because of the near-absence of female characters.
- Like so many things in fandom, slash really began with Star Trek.
- I watch Buffy and Angel, but if Buffy keeps becoming a bad slash fan fic, I'll drop the damn thing.
- Is it just me or does he look like he's having a slash in the corner of the station and not looking at the map?
- They only popped out for a quick slash, and ended up getting hugs and kisses from the nicest man on the planet.
- Of course, if we were sloshed we'd have to go for a slash.
- Adults like fresh stumps, slash, and logging debris.
- Trees and slash are left behind in the pursuit of today's profit opportunities, and nothing grows back except weeds.
- Some fires smoldered for weeks, burning down through logging slash and the deep soil until they scorched the rocks below.
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- The provocative sportscaster-slash-pundit takes on five of the biggest controversies of the day.
- It's a fun, Instagram-slash-Twitter-slash-Vine version of a dating site.
- She can match wits with the best of them, making her the perfect partner-slash-foil for Bond.
late Middle English: perhaps imitative, or from Old French esclachier 'break in pieces'. The noun dates from the late 16th century.
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