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  • 141whip — Synonyms and related words: Ferris wheel, Jehu, MP, Member of Congress, Member of Parliament, accelerate, aerate, agitate, alderman, assemblyman, avert, bang, baste, bastinado, batter, beat, beat all hollow, beat hollow, beat up, belabor, belt,… …

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  • 142whop — Synonyms and related words: bang, bash, baste, bastinado, bat, batter, beat, beating, belabor, belt, biff, birch, blank, blow, bonk, bop, buffet, bulldoze, bump, burst, bust, cane, chop, clap, clash, clip, clobber, clout, club, clump, coldcock,… …

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  • 143assail — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. attack, set upon, assault; criticize. See disapprobation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. attack, assault, beset, plague; see attack 2 . See Synonym Study at attack . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v.… …

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  • 144assault — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. & n. See attack. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An attack] Syn. charge, advance, onslaught; see attack 1 . 2. [A physical attack on another person] Syn. attack, mugging, assault and battery, rape; see crime 2 …

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  • 145baste — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. sew, tack; moisten; beat, thrash, cudgel. See production, attack. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To sew temporarily] Syn. stitch, catch, tack; see sew . 2. [To moisten cooking meat with fat or liquid] Syn …

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  • 146batter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. smash, beat, pound. See destruction, impulse. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [One who bats] Syn. hitter, batsman, pinch hitter, designated hitter, switch hitter, player, man who is up, man at the plate,… …

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  • 147buffet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. t. beat, slap; pelt. n. slap, stroke, blow. See impulse. II n. sideboard, cupboard, cabinet; refreshments, smorgasbord; counter. See receptacle, food. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A cupboard or table] Syn …

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  • 148clobber — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t., slang, pummel, punish; defeat. See impulse, success. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. punch, pound, beat, wallop, pummel, hit, strike, belt, drub, thrash, *slug, *sock. III (Roget s Thesaurus II)… …

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  • 149emphasize — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. accentuate, stress, mark, underline, underscore. See affirmation, importance. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. stress, accentuate, underline, underscore, highlight, feature, spotlight, dramatize, pronounce …

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  • 150hammer — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. strike, beat, drum, pound, ram. n. mallet, gavel, sledge. See impulse, repetition, instrumentality. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. maul, mallet, mace, club, gavel, sledge, peen, rammer, ram, flatter, nailer* …

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  • 151hurt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. damage, pain, ache, injury, wound, bruise, offense; loss, harm; distress, grief. v. ache, pain, throb; injure, wound; damage, harm; offend, distress, grieve, bruise. See malevolence, deterioration,… …

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  • 152impulse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. thrust, push (see impulse); impromptu, improvisation (See unpreparedness). II Forward thrust Nouns 1. impulse, impulsion, impetus, momentum; push, thrust, shove, jog, nudge, prod, jolt, brunt,… …

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  • 153pound — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. beat, thump, drum, bruise, tenderize; crush, pulverize. See powderiness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Measure of weight] Syn. sixteen ounces, Troy pound, avoirdupois pound, commercial pound, pint; see also… …

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  • 154reiterate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. repeat, iterate (see repetition). II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. restate, repeat, iterate, reemphasize; see repeat 3 . See Synonym Study at repeat . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) v.… …

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  • 155smash — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. shatter, crush; hit, strike; ruin, destroy, disintegrate. See destruction, success. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. crash, breakup, breaking; see blow 1 . v. Syn. crack, shatter, crush, burst, shiver,… …

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  • 156smite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. strike, hit, cuff, pummel; affect, captivate, enamor, entrance; afflict. See impulse, feeling. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. strike, beat, belabor; see hit 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. strike,… …

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  • 157thrash — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. beat, spank, whip, flog, strike; defeat, overcome, conquer; thresh. See success, punishment. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To beat] Syn. trounce, flog, flail; see beat 2 , punish . 2. [To toss about] Syn …

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  • 158drub — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. cudgel, thrash, trounce; see beat 2 , defeat 3 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. thrash, hit, beat, whip, wallop, pound, club, cane, lash, switch. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To hit heavily and repeatedly with… …

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  • 159lambaste — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. punish, thrash, whip; see beat 2 , hit 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. scold, berate, dress down, *rake over the coals, reprimand, castigate, cuss out, censure, rebuke, *chew out, *jump down one s throat. III (Roget s… …

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  • 160overplay — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. overdo, labor, belabor, show off; see promote 1 , work 1 …

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