Perform an underhand movement to bump or set, and do an overhand swing to spike or block.
For the two ealdormen whom he delighted to honor and placed at the head of his armies, ~lfric and Eadric Streona, are accused, the one of persistent cowardice, the other of underhand intrigue with the Danes.
I felt it was a very underhand way of getting into my home.
Even as the minister of a constitutional monarch his intolerance of interference or joint authority, his temper at once imperious and intriguing, his inveterate inclination towards brigue, that is to say, underhand rivalry and caballing for power and place, showed themselves unfavourably; and his constant tendency to inflame the aggressive and chauvinist spirit of his country neglected fact, was not based on any just estimate of the relative power and interests of France, and led his country more than once to the verge of a great calamity.
underhand dealings can take place.
The discovery of what seemed an underhand intrigue on the part of France produced upon the powers exactly the effect that Thiers had foreseen and deprecated.
No sort of espionage is attempted, no effort made to penetrate privacy; no claim to pry into the secret actions of law-abiding persons is or would be tolerated; the agents of authority must not seek information by underhand or unworthy means.
You will notice the slightly underhand use of language.
A plague of flies on your dressing rooms that's all I can say to him, sneaky underhand little weasel Wiltshire ways.
A great exercise for working the biceps if you use the underhand, narrow grip shown.
consulate officials will be on the look out for forged documents and all manners of underhand dealings to outwit visa issuing officers.
Hanky panky: To get up to some hanky panky implies some sort of underhand dealing or cheating.
underhand tactics of the week however must go to The Daily Mail.
But thanks to some underhand delaying tactics and a fantastic save from Kawaguchi, Srna's low penalty was turned round the left-hand post.
underhand methods of a Government lacking moral courage.
These are simply underhand tactics to get ' active ' e-mail addresses.
For this bill to claim to provide for helmet wearing is somewhat underhand.
Foiled by the dictators stubbornness, Cavour had once more to take to underhand methods; and, while continuing futile negotiations with King Francis, sent his agents into Naples to stir up disaffection and create a sentiment in favor of national unity strong enough, in any event, to force Garibaldis hand.
At first he did not care for Marie Antoinette, but after he came under her influence, her thoughtless conduct compromised him, and it was largely she who encouraged him in underhand opposition to the Revolution while he pretended to accept it.
The block or ground between levels is sometimes mined by underhand stoping (fig.
The usual method of working metal-mines is by overhand and underhand stoping, using rock-filling,, or pillars of mineral to support the roof.
Abu Muslim made no scruple of assassinating by any underhand means those whom he found in his way.
But no, they do it in a sneaking, underhand, surreptitious, secret manner.
Underhand tactics of the week however must go to The Daily Mail.
But thanks to some underhand delaying tactics and a fantastic save from Kawaguchi, Srna 's low penalty was turned round the left-hand post.
This rule protects both buyers and sellers, and ensures no underhand dealings can take place.
The bow is held in the right hand with an underhand grip similar to that used by an Elizabethan viol player.
Are you going to accuse me next of some underhand tricks?
I have no wish for such filth to come into my house in this underhand manner.
Neither will the unionist people be coerced into a united Ireland through the underhand methods of a Government lacking moral courage.
A plague of flies on your dressing rooms that 's all I can say to him, sneaky underhand little weasel Wiltshire ways.
underhand grip similar to that used by an Elizabethan viol player.
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