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wristwork

Syllabification: wrist·work
Pronunciation: /ˈristwərk
 
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Definition of wristwork in English:

noun

The action of working the hand without moving the arm, especially in fencing and ball games.
Example sentences
  • What happened was that he was explaining why using pure wristwork, we couldn't get any faster.
  • Let's just say trying to unlearn 8 years of badminton wristwork and footwork will definitely take more than 2 hours.
  • So did the second-seeded Edberg, whose ethereal wristwork at the net had made him the favorite with the resident oddsmakers and competitors alike this year.

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