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    Wondering if Steal works in this case.

    Hello, I'm confused about this little bit of diction.

    Time sat at a standstill, and when reality found itself, the two combatants lost themselves in a torrent of clashing steal. < That last word there,

    First of all, can the word steal refer to willpower?

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    Re: Wondering if Steal works in this case.

    There is no reason to suppose a metaphor here. Steel (not steal) is the material that many weapons are made of. The actual clash of steel is all it means.

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    Re: Wondering if Steal works in this case.

    This is actually something that I've written. If steal only means to take without permission my question is invalid. Thank you anyways.

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