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Monday, 7 February 2011

Stuart's Word Spot: Pace

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Pace: noun – step, single move in running or walking, distance covered in one step, a unit of length as the distance from where one foot is put down to where the other is set down, rate of stepping, manner of stepping when walking or running, rate of movement or action, the speed of a story, the speed of a ball in sport, the state of a wicket.

'Peters, a pace bowler of renown, took a pace back before setting out on his run up to deliver the ball over a wicket already feared by the batsman for its pace.'

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