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- n. A very rapid attack made by a jump forward and lunge
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That attaque au fer, ballestra, and liement were perfect!
I adjusted the distance between us with a short ballestra and, just as both his feet left the ground, gave him an ungentle side-kick to the solar plexus.
Having just stumbled upon the Mike Shedlock-Peter Schiff online feud as Schiff had executed a fine compound-riposte in response to Mish's dazzling ballestra-lunge earlier in the week, it suddenly became clear that data supporting one of the central arguments on one of my favorite subjects - "deflation" - was in dire need of an update.