stroking :

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  • n  a light touch with the hands
  • v  touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions
  • v  strike a ball with a smooth blow
  • v  row at a particular rate
  • v  treat gingerly or carefully

  • The controller becomes a racket, and I'm smacking forehands and stroking backhands.
  • What you must understand is this," said Amin, stroking his long, straggly beard.
  • This Labor Day weekend all across the land, in nearly unimaginable numbers, Americans will be hard at work, puffing and stroking and grinding their teeth as they enjoy a game .
News & Articles

  • Summer figure skating camp
    The Casper Skating School will host a summer figure skating camp from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 15-19 at the Casper Ice Arena. The week-long camp will focus on jumps, spins, choreography, power stroking and overall performance and strength.
    June 16, 2013 - Casper Journal

  • Stewart Cink in International Herald Tribune
    I just kept staying down and staying focused on doing what I can do and that's just stroking the putter through the ball, almost not looking up to watch it,said Cink, who opened with a 66 on Thursday en route to a 10-under 130 total.
  • DJ Trahan in 680 News
    On these greens, if you give yourself enough looks, eventually you're going to make some putts, and I finally did that,Trahan said. "When you're stroking it well, you kind of feel like almost all your putts have a chance. That's the way I...
  • Jeff Buttle in Globe and Mail
    Everything that is involved in figure skating, not just the jumps,Buttle said. "We worked whole sessions on the spins, and stroking and all the in-betweens, because that is figure skating. Figure skating is everything : that happens in...

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