- 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.
- Second, slash fiction is so similar to mainstream genre romances that it could reasonably be classified as a species of that genus.
- Is one of the criteria of slash fiction that it is inferior and derivative of the original text?
- Their products for sale consisted exclusively of hand-bound photocopied slash fiction booklets.
- 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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- Arnold played the prime suspect slash campus security guard.
- The detectives-slash-dimwits in charge of the case don't appreciate the finer points of deductive reasoning.
- The film comes across as a music video slash video game masquerading as an 'arty' thriller.
Late Middle English: perhaps imitative, or from Old French esclachier 'break in pieces'. The noun dates from the late 16th century.
Words that rhyme with slashabash, ash, Ashe, bash, brash, cache, calash, cash, clash, crash, dash, encash, flash, gnash, hash, lash, mash, Nash, panache, pash, plash, rash, sash, smash, soutache, splash, stash, thrash, trash
Entry from US English dictionary
- Slash Pine is named after the "slashes" swampy ground overgrown with trees and bushes that constitute its habitat.
- The Goose Hill ridges are separated by slashes of the extensive marsh, lying north and east of them, named Goose Hill marsh.
Mid 17th century: of uncertain origin.
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