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  • My Favorite Basketball Play to Watch is a Perfectly Executed Underhand Free Throw: I think AABA players who shoot less than 85% should have to run gassers after the game.

    I Humbly Submit My C.V. For the All-White Basketball League

  • Eric Underhand, Pist's chief of staff, told reporters that the $100 rebates were only part of a larger package designed to stimulate profits for beleaguered corporations.

    New Announcement on Gas Tax Rebate

  • Pitch Selection: 1. Sidearm Curve 2. Fastball 3. Underhand floater

    The Neyer/James Guide To Pitchers

  • “Underhand” She repeated the words from her memory as she struggled to her feet.

    Moments in Time

  • "Underhand bowling was all he was celebrated for at school; he bowled most frightful sneaks all the time he was there."

    Ideala

  • Underhand plotting was the order of the day; there was a language of the eye rather than of the tongue, since no one was sure that in his own family there might not be eavesdroppers listening to betray him.

    Balzac

  • _Underdone_, a lover of raw beef-steaks, and _Undervalue_, a person who has proved himself a great friend to custom-house officers, having some of the cunning of _Underhand_, but not quite so much luck, and subjecting his goods to seizure, for having tried to cheat the king.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 532, February 4, 1832

  • _Underhand_ is a far different character to the preceding, a double-dealing rascal, and as sly as a fox; he greets you with a smiling countenance, and while one hand is employed in shaking yours, he is disembarrassing you of the contents of your pocket with the other.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 532, February 4, 1832

  • _Undermine_ is a greater rascal than Underhand, and had it not been for the counter-acting influence of _Underproof_, our house had fallen to the ground; to the ground it might have fallen, but had it gone farther, it would have been only to be revived in the person of _Underground_, a gentleman well known in the kitchens and pantries of the metropolis, the pantries in particular, he being a constant companion to the _Under-butler_.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 532, February 4, 1832

  • Underhand, clandestine information you get is no more than dishonesty on your part.

    Dollars and Sense

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