Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of flail.

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Examples

  • Before the Pict could straighten the red sword flailed down and clove him from shoulder to mid-breastbone where the blade stuck.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Conan's sword flailed down, crunching through flesh and bone, and then the Cimmerian was dragging Balthus around the altar, past a huddled shaggy bulk on the floor, to a door at the back of the long hut.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • She smashed the head of the lich whose legs were severed at the knees, then did the same to one whose rusty sword flailed wildly even though its pelvis lay to one side of the upper body.

    Lord of the Isles

  • Before the Pict could straighten, the red sword flailed down and clove him from shoulder to mid-breastbone, where the blade stuck.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • Before the Pict could straighten, the red sword flailed down and clove him from shoulder to midbreastbone, where the blade stuck.

    Conan The Warrior

  • Oman's sword flailed down, crunching through flesh and bone, and then the Cimmerian was dragging Balthus around the altar, past a huddled shaggy bulk on the floor, to a door at the back of the long hut.

    Conan The Warrior

  • Instinctively I kicked, flailed, and my mouth clenched tight.

    Brush of Darkness

  • It flailed back and forth upon the sands, trying to hurl its attacker away, but Caithe held on.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • They flailed around for different messages this fall like a bad singer searching for the right key.

    Midterm election results: the fight Obama now faces

  • She flailed her freshly manicured hands in my face, excited.

    Elena Azzoni: How A Lesbian Beauty Queen Spent A Year Dating Men

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