Definitions for "SECOND INTENTION"
(see Intention).
a tactic where the first offensive is a ploy in order to launch a premeditated second offensive exploiting the opponent's response (e.g. first counter riposte, counter-time, remise)
A fencing phrase where the initial action is used to set up a tactic of second intent. See COUNTER-TIME.
Keywords:  miserably, fails, attack, come, need
What you need to come up with when your attack fails miserably