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  • a  with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level
    an underhand pitch
    an underhand stroke
  • s  marked by deception
    achieved success in business only by underhand methods
  • r  slyly and secretly
    Mean revenge, committed underhand"- John Donne
    oldline aristocratic diplomats underhandedly undermined the attempt...to align Germany with the Western democracies"- C.G.Bowers
  • r  with the hand swung below shoulder level

  • Not all of the espionage work is underhand, of course: many companies regularly instruct salesmen and other fieldworkers to report back any news and gossip, also sift trade .
  • The player bowls his first ball (with an underhand, twisting throw) toward a tiny object ball.
  • The winner was a spry young Bostonian with a fierce eye and an underhand serve, Richard Dudley Sears.
News & Articles

  • Nobach earns All-State Offensive MVP
    Marysville Pilchuck second baseman Kyle Nobach tosses the ball underhand to a teammate during the All-State game on Sunday in Yakima. Kyle Nobach not only played like an MVP, he dressed like one.
    June 14, 2013 - Everett Herald
  • Derek Jeter resumes hitting, fielding drills
    TAMPA,FLA. (AP) - Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter resumed hitting and fielding drills Friday for the first time since mid-April, a day after receiving medically clearance to increase his rehabilitation program for a broken left ankle. Jeter hit off a tee and took swings at underhand soft toss in an indoor cage ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Washington Times
  • Vintage baseball played at Pinecrest (video)
    Teams played without gloves and pitched underhand to demonstrate how baseball was played in the 1860s.
    June 10, 2013 - Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

  • Sam Allardyce in Telegraph.co.uk
    Allardyce said: "He has become a little bit underhand. These kinds of remarks always sneak out where we cannot control the situaion. It has happened too many times for it not to be him."
  • Sir Alex Ferguson in Independent
    I'm sure that the outcome will be that we will be taking him with complete transparency in the deal with no suspicions and nothing dodgy about it,Ferguson said. "There is no way that we can be involved in anything underhand at all."
  • Bob Crow in BBC News
    Bob Crow, general secretary of the RMT, said: "This underhand attempt to extract an extra 20% from the working day out of our members has provoked this action on the Victoria Line and we would urge the management side to re-open serious negotiations...

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