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  • verb Present participle of volley.

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Examples

  • Applause, and a round of "wunderschoning" and pracht volleying from the German contingent.

    Howards End

  • Steve Parker wrote to ask about his volleying, which is on target all the time in practice, but, he says, "awful in matches".

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • So Harrison loses, but he shows poise on the court, the occasional ability to ace his way out of trouble with good first serves that can't be returned by his opponent, some decent shotmaking with power and pace and spin, and looks fairly comfortable at the net winning some points with excellent volleying which is not usual for a 16-year old or even for some 26-year olds.

    tennis, anyone? Pt. 2

  • So Harrison loses, but he shows poise on the court, the occasional ability to ace his way out of trouble with good first serves that can't be returned by his opponent, some decent shotmaking with power and pace and spin, and looks fairly comfortable at the net winning some points with excellent volleying which is not usual for a 16-year old or even for some 26-year olds.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Directed by Gil Cates Jr., from a script by Kent Sublette, Lucky is like watching a great tennis player volleying with someone who can't return the ball.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Lucky

  • For some of us the abiding memory of the 1966 World Cup will always come from Hungary's 3-1 victory over Brazil at Goodison Park, and the move, started by a wonderfully perceptive pass from Albert, which climaxed with Janos Farkas volleying Ferenc Bene's cross past a helpless Gilmar.

    Roman Abramovich still playing his poker hand inside Court 26 | Richard Williams

  • But never have they gone head to head, with the prospect of père et fils volleying songs about one another back and forth across two sets.

    Rufus Wainwright and Loudon Wainwright III – review

  • Another simply stunning rally, Nadal unloading from the baseline, Djokovic volleying like a dream.

    Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal - as it happened! | John Ashdown

  • Messi failed to make it 33 after firing a penalty over the bar in the 54th minute and Arturo "Arzu" Garcia re-established the two-goal lead after volleying a poor clearance past the Barcelona goalkeeper, José Manuel Pinto.

    Barcelona's record unbeaten run ended by Real Betis in Copa del Rey

  • The puppets turned to us and started volleying rocks our way.

    Master of Mirrors

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