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pinfall

/ (ˈpɪnˌfɔːl) /
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noun
wrestling another name for fall (def. 48)
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How to use pinfall in a sentence

  • "I thought 'aggravate' meant making worse than it is," said quiet little Mary Pinfall.

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  • "Never mind," said Bel, putting sugar into Mary Pinfall's second cup of coffee.

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  • When I looked back to the conferring leaders the silence was so intense a pinfall could have been heard.

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