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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishglancingglanc‧ing /ˈɡlɑːnsɪŋ $ ˈɡlæn-/ adjective  1 a glancing blow2 a glancing reference/mentionglancingly adverb
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glancingGorbad bellowed in agony and swung Morgor wildly, catching Adolphus a glancing blow across the temple.It leapt forward as Delaney cried out and struck it a glancing blow with the torch.After only 5 minutes, it was 2-1 with Carl Leaburn scoring with a glancing header.David Hockaday struck first and Lund sealed the match with a glancing header.But these were glancing shots, and, what is perhaps most significant, did not draw any return fire.
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