Sentence Examples


  • He pulled her away from the wall and backhanded her hard enough for her to feel nauseous.
  • Dean backhanded her again, following her to the ground.
  • She said nothing at his words, surprised as always by his backhanded compliments and tormented by the knowledge that she had to do something that would hurt them both.
  • Victor backhanded Elisabeth one last time and growled, "That's more like it."
  • It has been suggested, however, that this somewhat backhanded compliment was intended rather to rub salt into Hooke's wounds.

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