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I enjoyed whipping through enemies with a flail that increases in speed and momentum the more its swung.
‘ASSASSIN’S CREED VALHALLA’ IMPRESSIONS: REKINDLING THE SPIRIT OF THE SERIESELISE FAVISNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Men rushed to get away from the reach of those flailing arms.
HUNTERS OUT OF SPACEJOSEPH EVERIDGE KELLEAM
It was like an inexpert boxer flailing according to rules unknownand Greys face flamed and actually turned anxious.
ERSKINE DALE--PIONEERJOHN FOX
He balled his fists and hammered air like a windmill, arms flailing, striking flesh often enough to batter Larry toward the floor.
A PLACE IN THE SUNC.H. THAMES
But always, when a fly was hit, his ear registered the crack of the flailing bat, and his eye followed the ascending ball.
THE BOY SCOUTS OF LAKEVILLE HIGHLESLIE W. QUIRK
He drove them to the sidewalk, flailing away at those within reach.
THE SHERIFF'S SONWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Charles heard a sharp crunch and a snap, and the flailing sweaty figure, beneath him lay still.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
At first the monster tries to resist the straining line, its tail flailing the water into foam.
WHERE THE STRANGE TRAILS GO DOWNE. ALEXANDER POWELL
Soon the scientists arrived and studied the animal thoroughly, at as close a range as its flailing arms permitted.
THE SKYLARK OF SPACEEDWARD ELMER SMITH AND LEE HAWKINS GARBY
And he emphasized his vehement protest by whirling the bags over his head and flailing them upon the floor.
THARON OF LOST VALLEYVINGIE E. ROE

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