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forehandfore‧hand /ˈfɔːhænd $ ˈfɔːr-/ noun [singular]  DSTa way of hitting the ball in tennis and some other games, with the flat part of your hand facing the direction of the ball opp backhandforehand adjective
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forehandHe cut down through the circle and scored on a forehand shot to pull the Penguins within 6-5.One at 5-5 gave Enqvist set point, which he converted with another forehand drive.Then he served it out, clinching the set when a Chang forehand sailed long.Norman was 4-5 and 15-40 down on his serve when his forehand was called out.Bounding energetically about the court, unleashing an athletic, whip-like forehand, she was easily the better and more fit player.But Pierce's forehand saved her on both occasions.
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