Bold and uninhibited: a lawyer with a free-swinging, controversial courtroom style.
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recklessly daring in action or style.
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Free-swinging shortstop Javier Baez drew his first walk in the month of July on Sunday.
Now McGinley would like to see him find that fearlessly free-swinging attitude from day one when the US Open tees off at Pebble Beach on Thursday.
Fourth-seeded Federer said he was relieved not to go to a second-set tiebreaker after falling behind 3-1 to the free-swinging German, who is ranked 85th in the world.The Swiss regained the break and, after saving four break points to make it 4-4, cruised home.
There's its beak-shaped cock pecking down at the free-swinging battery, which we recognize as an early frizzen.
When fishing fast and covering water, Tharp shifts to a free-swinging pitch where he forgoes palming the bait and uses a sharp forward swing to propel the bait.
This would be less common with jigs, but can bring advantages to moving lures with free-swinging hooks, such as Freedom Lures' ChatterBait Freedom, Swing Buzz, and Spinnerbait.
In the 2014 French Open final, Halep lost 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 to Maria Sharapova, while a free-swinging unseeded 20-year-old Jelena Ostapenko from Latvia came back from the brink of defeat to win 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, in last year's French Open final.
The study also points out that RIAs are starting to feel this pressure on revenues after a nearly decade-long, free-swinging bull market that has propped up their profitability.
Bulgarian Dimitrov, a semi-finalist at Melbourne Park last year, fell in a huge hole in the fourth set against the free-swinging American, whose shot-making and composure made a mockery of his humble ranking.
"It's good to be free-swinging and young, like he is.
Now, the free-swinging Ducks (2-1), following their new leader's mantra of "let's have fun out there," are a fast-rising mix of hustle, grit and smiles.