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Spear

In auto sales, a tactic in which a salesperson speaks with a person away from the dealership site and offers an impossibly high price for a trade-in, provided the person comes to the dealership that same day to finalize the deal. The intent of a spear is to encourage the customer to come back to that dealership, at which time the salesperson will quote the real price for the trade-in.
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Usually depicted with a spearlike pole, Centaurus pierces Lupus, the Wolf, but the canine character of the Centaur's adversary was not unleashed until the 16th century.
And women, Tears welling up from spearlike eyes, Long wounds fresh on moon-faces, Scoop sand by the handful to fill the sea.