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essay

  • noun an analytic or interpretive literary composition
  • noun a tentative attempt

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lace

  • noun a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    lacing.
  • noun a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

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stoner

  • noun an attacker who pelts the victim with stones (especially with intent to kill)
    lapidator.
  • adjective satellite of any of various dull tannish or grey colors
    stone.

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skip

  • noun a gait in which steps and hops alternate
  • noun a mistake resulting from neglect
    omission.

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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billystick

  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; baton; billy; truncheon.

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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follow

  • verb to travel behind, go after, come after
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    • Please follow the guide through the museum
  • verb be later in time
    postdate.
    • Tuesday always follows Monday

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junior_featherweight

  • noun weighs no more than 122 pounds

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shedder

  • noun an attacker who sheds or spills blood
    spiller.
    • a great hunter and spiller of blood

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three-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits
    3-hitter.

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striving

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; pains; nisus.
  • verb attempt by employing effort
    endeavor; endeavour; strive.
    • we endeavor to make our customers happy

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bludgeon

  • noun a club used as a weapon
  • verb overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club
    • The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas

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swat

  • noun a sharp blow
  • verb hit swiftly with a violent blow
    • Swat flies

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pop-fly

  • noun a short high fly ball
    pop fly; pop-up.

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niblick

  • noun an iron with considerable loft
    nine iron.

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terror

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    panic; affright.
  • noun a person who inspires fear or dread
    threat; scourge.
    • he was the terror of the neighborhood

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stickball_game

  • noun a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle
    stickball.

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whack

  • noun the sound made by a sharp swift blow
  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whang; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack

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maulstick

  • noun a long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush
    mahlstick.

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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encephalon

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    brain.

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assay

  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    check.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress
  • noun a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components

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slash

  • noun a wound made by cutting
    gash; cut; slice.
    • he put a bandage over the cut
  • noun an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)

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terrorisation

  • noun the act of inspiring with fear
    terrorization; frightening.
  • noun an act of terrorism
    terrorization.

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indian_club

  • noun a bottle-shaped club used in exercises

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baton

  • noun a thin tapered rod used by a conductor to lead an orchestra or choir
    wand.
  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; billystick; billy; truncheon.

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sparring_mate

  • noun a boxer who spars with another boxer who is training for an important fight
    sparring partner.

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smack

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    slap.
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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putting

  • noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
    putt.
    • his putting let him down today
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; put; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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blast

  • noun a very long fly ball
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; eruption; clap.

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cut_down

  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    slash.

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beating

  • noun the act of overcoming or outdoing
    whipping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing.

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tear

  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    teardrop.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes
  • noun an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    split; rent; rip; snag.
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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gun

  • noun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  • noun large but transportable armament
    heavy weapon; ordnance; artillery.

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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sand

  • noun a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  • noun French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
    Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin; Baroness Dudevant; George Sand.

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switch-hit

  • verb bat right-handed against a left-handed and left-handed against a right-handed pitcher

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harrier

  • noun a persistent attacker
    harasser.
    • the harassers were not members of the regular army
  • noun a hound that resembles a foxhound but is smaller; used to hunt rabbits

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rack

  • noun framework for holding objects
  • noun rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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attic

  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    loft; garret.
  • noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
    Ionic dialect; Ionic; Classical Greek.

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tee

  • noun the starting place for each hole on a golf course
    teeing ground.
    • they were waiting on the first tee
  • noun support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
    football tee.

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cosh

  • noun a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
    sap; blackjack.
  • verb hit with a cosh, usually on the head

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nail

  • noun horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener

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go

  • noun a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
    turn; tour; spell.
    • it's my go
    • a spell of work
  • noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    cristal; ecstasy; XTC; Adam; X; hug drug; disco biscuit.

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heavyweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 201 pounds
  • noun a wrestler who weighs more than 214 pounds

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3-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits
    three-hitter.

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imperativeness

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    press; pressure; insistency; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the quality of being insistent
    instancy.
    • he pressed his demand with considerable instancy

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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number_one_wood

  • noun a golf club (a wood) with a near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee
    driver.

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beat_up

  • verb give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
    beat; work over.
    • Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night
    • The teacher used to beat the students
  • verb gather
    rally; drum up.
    • drum up support

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spindle

  • noun (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle
    • chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis
  • noun a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc.

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rapist

  • noun someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse
    raper.

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golf_bag

  • noun golf equipment consisting of a bag for carrying golf clubs and balls

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poke

  • noun tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    scoke; Phytolacca americana; garget; pigeon berry.
  • noun someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    dawdler; laggard; drone; lagger; trailer.

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clock

  • noun a timepiece that shows the time of day
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time.
    • he clocked the runners

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butt_against

  • verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    march; abut; edge; adjoin; butt; border; butt on.
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland
  • verb collide violently with an obstacle
    run into; jar against; bump into; knock against.
    • I ran into the telephone pole

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singlestick

  • noun a stick used instead of a sword for fencing
    backsword; fencing stick.

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staff

  • noun personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • the hospital has an excellent nursing staff
    • the general relied on his staff to make routine decisions
  • noun a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose
    • he walked with the help of a wooden staff

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lam_into

  • verb hit violently, as in an attack
    pitch into; lace into; tear into; lay into.

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nightstick

  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    billy club; billystick; baton; billy; truncheon.

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trouncing

  • noun a sound defeat
    drubbing; whipping; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    whacking; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.

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punch

  • noun (boxing) a blow with the fist
    biff; clout; poke; lick; slug.
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
  • noun an iced mixed drink usually containing alcohol and prepared for multiple servings; normally served in a punch bowl

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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plunker

  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    plunk.

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lash_out

  • verb attack in speech or writing
    attack; assault; assail; snipe; round.
    • The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker

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gun_down

  • verb strike down or shoot down

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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table

  • noun a set of data arranged in rows and columns
    tabular array.
    • see table 1
  • noun a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
    • it was a sturdy table

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box

  • noun a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    • he rummaged through a box of spare parts
  • noun private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    loge.
    • the royal box was empty

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pressure

  • noun the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)
    pressure level; force per unit area.
    • the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure
  • noun a force that compels
    • the public brought pressure to bear on the government

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bop

  • noun an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    bebop.
  • noun the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
    Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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raper

  • noun someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse
    rapist.

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bow

  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
    bowknot.
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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miniature

  • noun painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
    illumination.
  • noun a copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size
    toy.

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pick

  • noun the person or thing chosen or selected
    selection; choice.
    • he was my pick for mayor
  • noun the quantity of a crop that is harvested
    picking.
    • he sent the first picking of berries to the market
    • it was the biggest peach pick in years

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larrup

  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    paddle; spank.

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bunker

  • noun a hazard on a golf course
    trap; sand trap.
  • noun a large container for storing fuel
    • the ship's bunkers were full of coal

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implement

  • noun instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
  • verb apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design
    • implement a procedure

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knock_out

  • verb eliminate
    • knock out a target
  • verb knock unconscious or senseless
    kayo; knock cold.
    • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

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metal_wood

  • noun golf wood with a metal head instead of the traditional wooden head

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wedge

  • noun any shape that is triangular in cross section
    wedge shape; cuneus.
  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    bomber; hero; sub; hero sandwich; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.

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seven

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
    heptad; sevener; VII; septet; 7; septenary.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck with seven pips on the face
    seven-spot.

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clout

  • noun a target used in archery
  • noun special advantage or influence
    pull.
    • the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull

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strap

  • noun an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
  • noun hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it

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iconoclast

  • noun a destroyer of images used in religious worship
    image breaker.
  • noun someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutions

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clock_golf

  • noun a form of golf in which you putt from positions arranged on the circumference of a circle around the hole

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glance

  • noun a quick look
    coup d'oeil; glimpse.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    peek; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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coercion

  • noun the act of compelling by force of authority
  • noun using force to cause something to occur
    compulsion.
    • though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game
    • they didn't have to use coercion

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impaction

  • noun the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed
  • noun a disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon

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hole_out

  • verb hit the ball into the hole
    hole.

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aggress

  • verb take the initiative and go on the offensive
    attack.
    • The Serbs attacked the village at night
    • The visiting team started to attack

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whipping

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; lashing; tanning; flagellation.
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.

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trounce

  • verb beat severely with a whip or rod
    strap; welt; whip; slash; lash; flog; lather.
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced
  • verb come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    shell; beat; crush; beat out; vanquish.
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

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exhort

  • verb spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
    urge; inspire; barrack; cheer; urge on; root on; pep up.
    • The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers
  • verb force or impel in an indicated direction
    press; urge; urge on.
    • I urged him to finish his studies

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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slug

  • noun a projectile that is fired from a gun
    bullet.
  • noun a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound; approximately 14.5939 kilograms

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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pitching

  • noun (baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team
  • noun abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
    lurch; pitch.
    • the pitching and tossing was quite exciting

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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flap

  • noun any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely
    • he wrote on the flap of the envelope
  • noun an excited state of agitation
    pother; tizzy; fuss; dither.
    • he was in a dither
    • there was a terrible flap about the theft

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yobo

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.

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club

  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    nine; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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batsman

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batter; slugger; hitter.

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pugilist

  • noun someone who fights with his fists for sport
    boxer.

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flag

  • noun emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    masthead.

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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rabbit

  • noun any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
    cony; coney.
  • noun the fur of a rabbit
    lapin.

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hole

  • noun an opening into or through something
  • noun an opening deliberately made in or through something

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effort

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; travail; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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stickball

  • noun a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle
    stickball game.

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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thwack

  • noun a hard blow with a flat object
  • verb deliver a hard blow to
    smack.
    • The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved

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coerce

  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    force; squeeze; hale; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information

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jab

  • noun a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    poke; thrusting; poking; jabbing; thrust.
    • he warned me with a jab with his finger
    • he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • noun a quick short straight punch

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perfect_game

  • noun a game in which a pitcher does not allow any opposing player to reach base

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short_iron

  • noun an iron with a short shaft and pitched face; for hitting short high shots

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impel

  • verb urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
    force.
  • verb cause to move forward with force
    propel.
    • Steam propels this ship

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lumber

  • noun the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
    timber.
  • noun an implement used in baseball by the batter
    baseball bat.

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nine

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
    IX; niner; Nina from Carolina; ennead; 9.
  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    club; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division

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smacker

  • noun a loud kiss
  • noun a very powerful blow with the fist

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tear_into

  • verb hit violently, as in an attack
    pitch into; lace into; lam into; lay into.

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golf_glove

  • noun a glove worn by golfers to give a firm grip on the handle of the golf club

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sandbag

  • noun a bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast
  • verb treat harshly or unfairly

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tap

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    pat; rap.
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; rap.

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two-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 2 hits
    2-hitter.

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lightweight

  • noun a professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
  • noun someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous
    whippersnapper; jackanapes.

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share

  • noun assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
    portion; part; percentage.
    • he wanted his share in cash
  • noun any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate
    • he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price

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ko_punch

  • noun a hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing
    Sunday punch; haymaker; knockout punch.

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collision

  • noun (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together
    hit.
    • the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction
  • noun an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object
    • three passengers were killed in the collision
    • the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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truncheon

  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; billystick; baton; billy.

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five-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits
    5-hitter.

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professional_boxing

  • noun boxing for money

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professional_baseball

  • noun playing baseball for money

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putting_iron

  • noun the iron normally used on the putting green
    putter.

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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goal

  • noun the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
    end.
    • the ends justify the means
  • noun the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
    destination; finish.
    • a crowd assembled at the finish
    • he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view

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boxing

  • noun fighting with the fists
    pugilism; fisticuffs.
  • noun the enclosure of something in a package or box
    packing.

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ping

  • noun a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
  • noun a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya
    Ping River.

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bunt

  • noun (baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat
  • noun disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores
    stinking smut.

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hop

  • noun the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • noun twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
    hops.

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panic

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    terror; affright.
  • noun sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events
    scare.
    • panic in the stock market
    • a war scare
    • a bomb scare led them to evacuate the building

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lam

  • noun a rapid escape (as by criminals)
    getaway.
    • the thieves made a clean getaway
    • after the expose he had to take it on the lam
  • verb flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
    run; head for the hills; hightail it; bunk; run away; take to the woods; scarper; escape; fly the coop; break away; scat; turn tail.
    • If you see this man, run!
    • The burglars escaped before the police showed up

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ground_out

  • verb make an out by hitting the ball on the ground

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steamroll

  • verb bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure
    steamroller.
    • The Senator steamrollered the bill to defeat
  • verb proceed with great force
    steamroller.
    • The new teacher tends to steamroller

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sparring_partner

  • noun a boxer who spars with another boxer who is training for an important fight
    sparring mate.

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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softball

  • noun ball used in playing softball
    playground ball.
  • noun a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
    softball game.

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parry

  • noun (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword
  • noun a return punch (especially by a boxer)
    counterpunch; counter.

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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attempt

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun the act of attacking
    attack.
    • attacks on women increased last year
    • they made an attempt on his life

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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rowdy

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; yob; yobbo.
  • adjective satellite disturbing the public peace; loud and rough
    raucous.
    • a raucous party
    • rowdy teenagers

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liner

  • noun (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter
    line drive.
    • the batter hit a liner to the shortstop
  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    lining.

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fictional

  • adjective related to or involving literary fiction
    • clever fictional devices
    • a fictional treatment of the train robbery
  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fabricated; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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assailant

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; aggressor; assaulter.

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designated_hitter

  • noun a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher

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knock_against

  • verb collide violently with an obstacle
    run into; jar against; butt against; bump into.
    • I ran into the telephone pole

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worst

  • noun the least favorable outcome
    • the worst that could happen
  • noun the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
    • the invaders did their worst
    • so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best

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punting

  • noun (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground
    punt.
    • the punt traveled 50 yards
    • punting is an important part of the game
  • verb kick the ball
    punt.

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night_rider

  • noun member of a secret mounted band in United States South after the American Civil War; committed acts of intimidation and revenge
    nightrider.

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spat

  • noun a quarrel about petty points
    squabble; fuss; bicker; pettifoggery; bickering; tiff.
  • noun a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
    gaiter.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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beak

  • noun beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)
  • noun horny projecting mouth of a bird
    nib; pecker; bill; neb.

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pound

  • noun 16 ounces avoirdupois
    lb.
    • he got a hernia when he tried to lift 100 pounds
  • noun the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    British pound sterling; pound sterling; quid; British pound.

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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kick_out

  • verb force to leave or move out
    throw out; expel.
    • He was expelled from his native country
  • verb remove from a position or office
    oust; expel; boot out; drum out; throw out.
    • The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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lifeblood

  • noun the blood considered as the seat of vitality
  • noun an essential or life-giving force
    • water is the lifeblood of India

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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lapidator

  • noun an attacker who pelts the victim with stones (especially with intent to kill)
    stoner.

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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power_play

  • noun an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
    squeeze play; squeeze.
    • she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away
  • noun a play in which there is a concentration of players in one location on the field of play
    • they used a power play to return the kickoff

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mug's_game

  • noun a futile or unprofitable endeavor

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contuse

  • verb injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
    bruise.
    • I bruised my knee

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wring

  • noun a twisting squeeze
    squeeze.
    • gave the wet cloth a wring
  • verb twist and press out of shape
    distort; deform; contort.

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cudgel

  • noun a club that is used as a weapon
  • verb strike with a cudgel
    fustigate.

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striking

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    impinging; contact.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; hit.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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terrorise

  • verb coerce by violence or with threats
    terrorize.
  • verb fill with terror; frighten greatly
    terrorize; terrify.

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pop-up

  • noun a book (usually for children) that contains one or more pages such that a three-dimensional structure rises up when a page is opened
    pop-up book.
  • noun a short high fly ball
    pop-fly; pop fly.

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croquet

  • noun a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg
  • verb drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"

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waterfinder

  • noun forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil
    dowsing rod; water finder; dowser; divining rod.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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undercut

  • noun the material removed by a cut made underneath
  • noun the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
    tenderloin.

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crash

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; clash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • noun a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)
    wreck.
    • they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane

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dab

  • noun a light touch or stroke
    pat; tap.
  • noun a small quantity of something moist or liquid
    splatter; splash.
    • a dab of paint
    • a splatter of mud
    • just a splash of whiskey

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fling

  • noun a usually brief attempt
    whirl; offer; crack; pass; go.
    • he took a crack at it
    • I gave it a whirl
  • noun a brief indulgence of your impulses
    spree.

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sucker

  • noun a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    fool; soft touch; gull; patsy; fall guy; mug; chump; mark.
  • noun a shoot arising from a plant's roots

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collide

  • verb be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    jar; clash.
    • These colors clash
  • verb cause to collide
    • The physicists collided the particles

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pingpong

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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place-kicking

  • noun (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking
    place kick.
  • verb kick (a ball) from a stationary position, in football
    place-kick.

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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hale

  • verb to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
    coerce; force; squeeze; pressure.
    • He squeezed her for information
  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.

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lace_into

  • verb hit violently, as in an attack
    pitch into; lam into; tear into; lay into.

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strive

  • verb attempt by employing effort
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • we endeavor to make our customers happy
  • verb to exert much effort or energy
    strain; reach.
    • straining our ears to hear

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flail

  • noun an implement consisting of handle with a free swinging stick at the end; used in manual threshing
  • verb give a thrashing to; beat hard
    thrash; lam; thresh.

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in-fighting

  • noun conflict between members of the same organization (usually concealed from outsiders)
  • noun boxing at close quarters

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no-hit_game

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team no hits
    no-hitter.

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medal_play

  • noun golf scoring by total strokes taken
    stroke play.

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whacking

  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; drubbing; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.
  • verb hit hard
    wham; whop; whack; wallop.
    • The teacher whacked the boy

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plunk

  • noun a hollow twanging sound
  • noun (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly
    plunker.

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flyswat

  • noun an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
    swatter; flyswatter.

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bonk

  • verb have sexual intercourse with
    love; fuck; sleep with; have it away; screw; have intercourse; get it on; lie with; hump; make love; make out; get laid; have a go at it; eff; have sex; jazz; be intimate; know; have it off; bang; bed; do it; roll in the hay; sleep together.
    • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
    • Adam knew Eve
    • Were you ever intimate with this man?
  • verb hit hard
    whap; bop; sock; whop; bash.

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billy

  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billy club; billystick; baton; truncheon.
  • noun male goat
    he-goat; billy goat.

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golf-club

  • noun golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
    club; golf club.

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athletics

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    sport.
  • noun a contest between athletes
    athletic competition; athletic contest.

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pommel

  • noun a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse
  • noun handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle
    saddlebow.

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one-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
    1-hitter.

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groundball

  • noun (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
    grounder; ground ball; hopper.

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chopper

  • noun a grounder that bounces high in the air
    chop.
  • noun informal terms for a human `tooth'
    pearly.

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knockout

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    kayo; KO.

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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stroke_play

  • noun golf scoring by total strokes taken
    medal play.

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midiron

  • noun long iron with a nearly vertical face
    two iron.

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connect

  • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
    tie; link; link up.
    • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
    • Tie the ropes together
    • Link arms
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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constructive_eviction

  • noun action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved
    eviction.

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driving

  • noun hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    drive.
    • he sliced his drive out of bounds
  • noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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flap_down

  • verb throw violently
    slam.
    • He slammed the book on the table

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five_iron

  • noun middle-distance iron
    mashie.

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stub

  • noun a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
  • noun a small piece
    nub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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mate

  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate.
  • noun a fellow member of a team
    teammate.
    • it was his first start against his former teammates

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imperative

  • noun a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior
    imperative form; jussive mood; imperative mood.
  • noun some duty that is essential and urgent

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stun

  • verb make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
    stupefy.
    • stun fish
  • verb hit something or somebody as if with a sandbag
    sandbag.

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sunday_punch

  • noun a hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing
    KO punch; haymaker; knockout punch.

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light_flyweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 106 pounds

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bully

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.
  • noun a hired thug

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whiff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    puff; puff of air.
  • noun a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil

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knock_down

  • verb cause to come or go down
    down; push down; pull down; cut down.
    • The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect
    • The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet
  • verb knock down with force
    floor; dump; coldcock; deck.
    • He decked his opponent

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shillelagh

  • noun a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)
    shillalah.

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cart

  • noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal
  • noun wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
    handcart; go-cart; pushcart.
    • he used a handcart to carry the rocks away
    • their pushcart was piled high with groceries

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smacking

  • noun the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
    smack; slap.
  • verb deliver a hard blow to
    smack; thwack.
    • The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved

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struggle

  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    battle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition
  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; conflict.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

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thrust

  • noun the force used in pushing
    push.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    knife thrust; stab.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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blooter

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bash

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; bang; belt; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun an uproarious party
    do; brawl.

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flare

  • noun a shape that spreads outward
    flair.
    • the skirt had a wide flare
  • noun a sudden burst of flame

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seeking

  • noun the act of searching for something
    quest.
    • a quest for diamonds
  • noun an attempt to acquire or gain something

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mashie_niblick

  • noun iron with a lofted face for hitting high shots to the green
    seven iron.

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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punt

  • noun formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    Irish punt; pound; Irish pound.
  • noun an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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squeeze_play

  • noun an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
    squeeze; power play.
    • she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away
  • noun a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch

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heartbeat

  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    beat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart
  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    instant; wink; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash

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place_kick

  • noun (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking
    place-kicking.

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set_on

  • verb attack someone physically or emotionally
    assail; assault; attack.
    • The mugger assaulted the woman
    • Nightmares assailed him regularly

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drag_a_bunt

  • verb hit a ball in such a way so as to make it go a short distance
    bunt.

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dowsing

  • noun searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod
    dowse; rhabdomancy.
  • verb wet thoroughly
    dowse; douse.

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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lay_into

  • verb hit violently, as in an attack
    pitch into; lace into; lam into; tear into.

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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squash_racket

  • noun a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
    bat; squash racquet.

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flyweight

  • noun weighs no more than 115 pounds
  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 112 pounds

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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pitch_into

  • verb hit violently, as in an attack
    lace into; lam into; tear into; lay into.

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1-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
    one-hitter.

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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swipe

  • noun a sweeping stroke or blow
  • verb strike with a swiping motion

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bantamweight

  • noun weighs 115-126 pounds
  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 119 pounds

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attack

  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn
  • noun an offensive move in a sport or game
    • they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

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rabbit_punch

  • noun a short chopping blow to the back of the neck

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lambaste

  • verb beat with a cane
    cane; flog; lambast.
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; lambast; trounce; scold; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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four-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits
    4-hitter.

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lacing

  • noun a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
  • noun a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    lace.

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duress

  • noun compulsory force or threat
    • confessed under duress

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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slasher

  • noun someone who slashes another person
  • noun a weapon (a sword or dagger) used for slashing

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shell

  • noun ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
  • noun the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals

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pains

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; striving; nisus.
  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting; pain.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension

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lathee

  • noun club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India
    lathi.

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turn_up_the_pressure

  • verb apply great or increased pressure
    turn up the heat.
    • The Democrats turned up the heat on their candidate to concede the election

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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thresh

  • verb move or stir about violently
    thresh about; thrash about; convulse; jactitate; slash; toss; thrash.
    • The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed
  • verb move like a flail; thresh about
    flail.
    • Her arms were flailing

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butt

  • noun thick end of the handle
    butt end.
  • noun the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

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walking_stick

  • noun a stick carried in the hand for support in walking
  • noun any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodies
    stick insect; walkingstick.

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match_play

  • noun golf scoring by holes won

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peck

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons

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lather

  • noun the froth produced by soaps or detergents
    soapsuds; suds.
  • noun agitation resulting from active worry
    swither; sweat; stew; fret.
    • don't get in a stew
    • he's in a sweat about exams

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kick_in

  • verb enter a particular state
    set in.
    • Laziness set in
    • After a few moments, the effects of the drug kicked in
  • verb contribute to some cause
    chip in; contribute; give.
    • I gave at the office

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junior_middleweight

  • noun weighs no more than 154 pounds

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junior_welterweight

  • noun weighs no more than 140 pounds

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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thrashing

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; whipping; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; licking; lacing; beating.

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aggressor

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; assailant; assaulter.
  • noun a confident assertive person who acts as instigator

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assaulter

  • noun someone who attacks
    attacker; assailant; aggressor.

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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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impinge

  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains
  • verb advance beyond the usual limit
    infringe; encroach.

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rough_up

  • verb treat violently
    • The police strong-armed the suspect

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baseball_game

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!

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bump_into

  • verb collide violently with an obstacle
    run into; jar against; butt against; knock against.
    • I ran into the telephone pole

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flyswatter

  • noun an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
    swatter; flyswat.

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ram

  • noun a tool for driving or forcing something by impact
  • noun the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
    read/write memory; random memory; random access memory; random-access memory.

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impinge_on

  • verb hit against; come into sudden contact with
    strike; run into; hit; collide with.
    • The car hit a tree
    • He struck the table with his elbow

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slap

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    smack.
  • noun the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
    smacking; smack.

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dash

  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    elan; panache; style; flair.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
  • noun a quick run
    sprint.

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slam

  • noun winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
    sweep.
  • noun the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects

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tanning

  • noun process in which skin pigmentation darkens as a result of exposure to ultraviolet light
  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; whipping; lashing; flagellation.

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fighting

  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fight.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap
  • verb be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight
    contend; struggle; fight.
    • the tribesmen fought each other
    • Siblings are always fighting
    • Militant groups are contending for control of the country

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rap

  • noun a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    blame.
    • he took the blame for it
    • it was a bum rap
  • noun a gentle blow
    strike; tap.

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5-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits
    five-hitter.

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sap

  • noun a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
  • noun a person who lacks good judgment
    fool; saphead; tomfool; muggins.

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seek

  • noun the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  • verb try to get or reach
    • seek a position
    • seek an education
    • seek happiness

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batting

  • noun (baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base
  • noun stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
    batten.

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kayo

  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    knockout; KO.
  • verb knock unconscious or senseless
    knock out; knock cold.
    • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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drubbing

  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; whipping; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; thrashing; licking; lacing; beating.

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equipment

  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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screamer

  • noun someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
    bellower; bawler; yeller; roarer; shouter; screecher.
  • noun a sensational newspaper headline

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divining_rod

  • noun forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil
    dowsing rod; water finder; dowser; waterfinder.

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gladiator

  • noun (ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
  • noun a professional boxer
    prizefighter.

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fracture

  • noun breaking of hard tissue such as bone
    break.
    • it was a nasty fracture
    • the break seems to have been caused by a fall
  • noun (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
    fault; geological fault; break; faulting; shift.
    • they built it right over a geological fault
    • he studied the faulting of the earth's crust

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welt

  • noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
    wheal; wale; weal.
  • noun a raised or strengthened seam

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matchstick

  • noun a short thin stick of wood used in making matches

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lick

  • noun a salt deposit that animals regularly lick
    salt lick.
  • noun touching with the tongue
    lap.
    • the dog's laps were warm and wet

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rider

  • noun a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
  • noun a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

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buff

  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    devotee; lover; fan.
  • noun a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen

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kneecap

  • noun a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
    kneepan; patella.
  • verb shoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning
    • They kneecapped the industrialist

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urge

  • noun an instinctive motive
    impulse.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a strong restless desire
    itch.
    • why this urge to travel?

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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biff

  • noun (boxing) a blow with the fist
    punch; clout; poke; lick; slug.
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
  • verb strike, usually with the fist
    pommel; pummel.
    • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

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clash

  • noun a loud resonant repeating noise
    clank; crash; clangour; clangoring; clang; clangor.
    • he could hear the clang of distant bells
  • noun a state of conflict between persons
    friction.

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buffet

  • noun a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
    sideboard; counter.
  • noun a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves

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assault

  • noun close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

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noggin

  • noun informal terms for a human head
    noodle; attic; dome; bean; bonce.

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flagellation

  • noun beating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation
  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; whipping; lashing; tanning.

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striker

  • noun a forward on a soccer team
  • noun someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating

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medal

  • noun an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
    laurel wreath; decoration; palm; medallion; ribbon.

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shooter

  • noun a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
    taw.
  • noun a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
    shot.
    • he is a crack shot
    • a poor shooter

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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pingpong_paddle

  • noun paddle used to play table tennis
    table-tennis bat; table-tennis racquet.

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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ground_ball

  • noun (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
    grounder; groundball; hopper.

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flog

  • verb beat severely with a whip or rod
    trounce; strap; welt; whip; slash; lash; lather.
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced
  • verb beat with a cane
    cane; lambaste; lambast.

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beaner

  • noun a baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head
    beanball.

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walking

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walk.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • verb use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
    walk.
    • Walk, don't run!
    • We walked instead of driving
    • She walks with a slight limp
    • The patient cannot walk yet
    • Walk over to the cabinet

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golf

  • noun a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
    golf game.
  • verb play golf

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welterweight

  • noun a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a horse race (such as a steeplechase)
  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 148 pounds

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hopper

  • noun funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below
  • noun someone who hops
    • at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children

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swizzle

  • noun any of various tall frothy mixed drinks made usually of rum and lime juice and sugar shaken with ice

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strike_hard

  • verb deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
    knock.

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switch-hitter

  • noun a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
  • noun slang term for a bisexual person

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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2-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 2 hits
    two-hitter.

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paddle

  • noun small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games
  • noun a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel

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rough

  • noun the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
  • verb prepare in preliminary or sketchy form
    rough in; rough out.

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thud

  • noun a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    clump; clunk; thumping; thump.
  • verb make a dull sound
    thump.
    • the knocker thudded against the front door

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scorcher

  • noun an extremely hot day
  • noun a very hard hit ball
    screamer.

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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spank

  • noun a slap with the flat of the hand
  • verb give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
    larrup; paddle.

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golf_tee

  • noun a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the ground
    tee.

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driving_iron

  • noun (golf) the long iron with the most nearly vertical face
    one iron.

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jar

  • noun a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  • noun the quantity contained in a jar
    jarful.
    • he drank a jar of beer

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piranha

  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    vulture; predator; marauder.
  • noun small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals
    caribe; pirana.

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liberation

  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    release; freeing.
  • noun the attempt to achieve equal rights or status
    • she worked for women's liberation

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slog

  • verb work doggedly or persistently
    keep one's shoulder to the wheel; peg away; plug away; keep one's nose to the grindstone.
    • She keeps plugging away at her dissertation
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; plod; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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hardball

  • noun a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
    • they play hardball in the Senate
  • noun baseball as distinguished from softball

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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hit

  • noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
    • he came all the way around on Williams' hit
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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scuff

  • noun a slipper that has no fitting around the heel
    mule.
  • noun the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet)

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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cannon

  • noun a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  • noun heavy gun fired from a tank

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dope

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; gage; smoke; Mary Jane; sens; grass; green goddess; locoweed.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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impinging

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    contact; striking.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • verb impinge or infringe upon
    impinge; trench; entrench; encroach.
    • This impinges on my rights as an individual
    • This matter entrenches on other domains

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designate

  • verb assign a name or title to
    denominate.
  • verb give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
    depute; assign; delegate.

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bean

  • noun any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
    edible bean.
  • noun any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans

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golf_cart

  • noun a small motor vehicle in which golfers can ride between shots
    golfcart.

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batter

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; slugger; hitter.
  • noun a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking

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spur

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; spurring; prodding; prod; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • noun any sharply pointed projection
    spine; acantha.

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smash

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; bang; belt; bash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
    smash-up.

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bat

  • noun nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
    chiropteran.
  • noun (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit
    at-bat.
    • he was at bat when it happened
    • he got four hits in four at-bats

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wham

  • verb hit hard
    whop; whack; wallop.
    • The teacher whacked the boy

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licking

  • noun an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
    defeat.
    • it was a narrow defeat
    • the army's only defeat
    • they suffered a convincing licking
  • noun the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    trouncing; whacking; drubbing; thrashing; lacing; beating.

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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miniature_golf

  • noun a novelty version of golf played with golf balls and putters on a miniature course featuring many obstacles

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kill

  • noun the act of terminating a life
    putting to death; killing.
  • noun the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
    • the pilot reported two kills during the mission

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steal

  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; bargain.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price
  • noun a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

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roundhouse

  • noun workplace consisting of a circular building for repairing locomotives
  • noun a hook delivered with an exaggerated swing

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swizzle_stick

  • noun a small stick used to stir mixed drinks

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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pummel

  • verb strike, usually with the fist
    biff; pommel.
    • The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators

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expel

  • verb force to leave or move out
    kick out; throw out.
    • He was expelled from his native country
  • verb remove from a position or office
    oust; boot out; drum out; throw out; kick out.
    • The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds

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pitch

  • noun the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  • noun (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    delivery.

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bang_up

  • verb damage or destroy as if by violence
    smash up; smash.
    • The teenager banged up the car of his mother
  • verb make pregnant
    knock up; impregnate; prang up.
    • He impregnated his wife again

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racket

  • noun a loud and disturbing noise
  • noun an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit
    illegitimate enterprise; fraudulent scheme.

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sclaff

  • noun a poor golf stroke in which the club head hits the ground before hitting the ball
  • verb strike (a golf ball) such that the ground is scraped first

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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hammer

  • noun the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
    cock.
  • noun a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

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arm

  • noun a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
  • noun any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
    limb; branch.
    • the arm of the record player
    • an arm of the sea
    • a branch of the sewer

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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contusion

  • noun an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
    bruise.
  • noun the action of bruising
    • the bruise resulted from a contusion

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pull_down

  • verb tear down so as to make flat with the ground
    rase; level; take down; dismantle; tear down; raze.
    • The building was levelled
  • verb cause to come or go down
    down; knock down; push down; cut down.
    • The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect
    • The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet

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bottom_out

  • verb reach the low point
    • Prices bottomed out and started to rise again after a while
  • verb hit the ground
    • the car bottomed out where the driveway meets the road

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sucker_punch

  • noun an unexpected punch

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knap

  • verb strike sharply
    rap.
    • rap him on the knuckles
  • verb break a small piece off from
    cut off; chip; break off.
    • chip the glass
    • chip a tooth

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softball_game

  • noun a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer
    softball.

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two_iron

  • noun long iron with a nearly vertical face
    midiron.

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pistol

  • noun a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
    shooting iron; side arm; handgun.

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kick_up

  • noun raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand
  • verb cause to rise by kicking
    • kick up dust

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smite

  • verb inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon
  • verb affect suddenly with deep feeling
    • He was smitten with love for this young girl

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dome

  • noun a concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward
  • noun informal terms for a human head
    noodle; attic; bean; noggin; bonce.

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kicking

  • noun a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics
    kick.
    • the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements
    • the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him
  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    boot; kick.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent

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harrass

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knock_about

  • verb strike against forcefully
    batter; buffet.
    • Winds buffeted the tent
  • verb be around; be alive or active
    kick around; kick about.
    • Does the old man still kick around?

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whiffer

  • noun a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike

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roller

  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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oust

  • verb remove from a position or office
    expel; boot out; drum out; throw out; kick out.
    • The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds
  • verb remove and replace
    • The word processor has ousted the typewriter

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instant

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    wink; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun a particular point in time
    moment; second; minute.
    • the moment he arrived the party began

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golf_club

  • noun a club of people to play golf
  • noun golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
    club; golf-club.

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baseball_bat

  • noun an implement used in baseball by the batter
    lumber.

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follow_through

  • verb carry a stroke to natural completion after hitting or releasing a ball
  • verb pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
    follow up; go through; carry out; follow out; put through; implement.
    • Did he go through with the treatment?
    • He implemented a new economic plan
    • She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal

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broadside

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun a speech of violent denunciation
    tirade; philippic.

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against

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

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rear-end

  • verb collide with the rear end of
    • The car rear-ended me

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takeover

  • noun a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    coup; coup d'etat; putsch.
  • noun a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation

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shillalah

  • noun a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)
    shillelagh.

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lash

  • noun any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
    eyelash; cilium.
  • noun leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
    thong.

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volley

  • noun rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    fusillade; salvo; burst.
    • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
  • noun a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces

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contribution

  • noun the part played by a person in bringing about a result
    part; share.
    • I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project
    • they all did their share of the work
  • noun a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
    donation.

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franchise

  • noun an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
  • noun a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
    dealership.

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bludgeoner

  • noun an assailant who uses a bludgeon

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brassie

  • noun (formerly) a golfing wood with a face more elevated that a driver but less than a spoon

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moloch

  • noun a tyrannical power to be propitiated by human subservience or sacrifice
    • the great Moloch of war
    • duty has become the Moloch of modern life"- Norman Douglas
  • noun god of the Canaanites and Phoenicians to whom parents sacrificed their children
    Molech.

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spang

  • verb leap, jerk, bang
    bang.
    • Bullets spanged into the trees

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rounders

  • noun an English ball game similar to baseball
  • noun a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
    debauchee; rounder; libertine.

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water_finder

  • noun forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil
    dowsing rod; dowser; divining rod; waterfinder.

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pop

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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urge_on

  • verb spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
    urge; inspire; exhort; barrack; cheer; root on; pep up.
    • The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers
  • verb force or impel in an indicated direction
    press; urge; exhort.
    • I urged him to finish his studies

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header

  • noun a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
    head; heading.
    • the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
  • noun horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window
    lintel.

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eviction

  • noun action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved
    constructive eviction.
  • noun the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
    legal ouster; dispossession.

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foray

  • noun a sudden short attack
    maraud; raid.
  • noun an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)
    • scientists' forays into politics

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loaded

  • adjective satellite filled with a great quantity
    ladened; laden.
    • a tray loaded with dishes
    • table laden with food
    • `ladened' is not current usage
  • verb fill or place a load on
    load; lade; load up; laden.
    • load a car
    • load the truck with hay

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endeavor

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavour; enterprise.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try

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slogger

  • noun someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
    plodder; trudger.
  • noun someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
    plodder.

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belt

  • noun endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  • noun a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)

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pinch_hitter

  • noun (baseball) a substitute for the regular batter

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counterpunch

  • noun a return punch (especially by a boxer)
    counter; parry.

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whop

  • verb hit hard
    wham; whack; wallop.
    • The teacher whacked the boy
  • verb hit hard
    whap; bop; sock; bonk; bash.

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three

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
    trey.

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hitting

  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hit; striking.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit
  • verb cause to move by striking
    hit.
    • hit a ball

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goal-kick

  • noun (rugby) an attempt to kick a goal
  • noun (association football) a kick by the defending side after the attacking side sends the ball over the goal-line

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squeeze_for

  • verb squeeze someone for money, information, etc.

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golfcart

  • noun a small motor vehicle in which golfers can ride between shots
    golf cart.

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loft

  • noun floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
  • noun floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
    attic; garret.

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impingement

  • noun influencing strongly
    impact; encroachment.
    • they resented the impingement of American values on European culture
  • noun a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something
    impaction.

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steamroller

  • noun a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
    juggernaut.
  • noun vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements
    road roller.

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squash

  • noun any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
    squash vine.
  • noun edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable

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attacker

  • noun someone who attacks
    assailant; aggressor; assaulter.

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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drum

  • noun a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
    tympan; membranophone.
  • noun the sound of a drum
    • he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes

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snipe

  • noun Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
  • noun a gunshot from a concealed location

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dribble

  • noun flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
    trickle; drip.
    • there's a drip through the roof
  • noun saliva spilling from the mouth
    drool; drivel; slobber.

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wildcat

  • noun an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
    wildcat well.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; brute.

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pop_fly

  • noun a short high fly ball
    pop-fly; pop-up.

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spoon

  • noun a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
  • noun as much as a spoon will hold
    spoonful.
    • he added two spoons of sugar

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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turn_up_the_heat

  • verb apply great or increased pressure
    turn up the pressure.
    • The Democrats turned up the heat on their candidate to concede the election

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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knock_cold

  • verb knock unconscious or senseless
    knock out; kayo.
    • the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds

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fly_ball

  • noun (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
    fly.

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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beanball

  • noun a baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head
    beaner.

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thrash

  • noun a swimming kick used while treading water
  • verb give a thrashing to; beat hard
    lam; thresh; flail.

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puncher

  • noun a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback
    cowherd; cowboy; cowpuncher; cowpoke; cattleman; cowman; cowhand.
  • noun someone who delivers punches

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cane

  • noun a stick that people can lean on to help them walk
  • noun a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane

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pitching_wedge

  • noun a wedge used to loft the golf ball over obstacles

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strain

  • noun (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
  • noun difficulty that causes worry or emotional tension
    stress.
    • she endured the stresses and strains of life
    • he presided over the economy during the period of the greatest stress and danger"- R.J.Samuelson

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nightrider

  • noun member of a secret mounted band in United States South after the American Civil War; committed acts of intimidation and revenge
    night rider.

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rope-a-dope

  • noun a boxing tactic: pretending to be trapped against the ropes while your opponent wears himself out throwing punches

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triple

  • noun a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
    three-bagger; three-base hit.
  • noun a set of three similar things considered as a unit
    triad; trio; triplet.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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partner

  • noun a person's partner in marriage
    married person; spouse; mate; better half.
  • noun an associate in an activity or endeavor or sphere of common interest
    collaborator; cooperator; pardner.
    • the musician and the librettist were collaborators
    • sexual partners

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conk

  • noun informal term for the nose
  • verb come to a stop
    stall.
    • The car stalled in the driveway

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whirl

  • noun confused movement
    commotion.
    • he was caught up in a whirl of work
    • a commotion of people fought for the exits
  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; vortex; convolution.

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pat

  • noun the sound made by a gentle blow
    tap; rap.
  • noun a light touch or stroke
    tap; dab.

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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junior_lightweight

  • noun weighs no more than 130 pounds

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nisus

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; striving; pains.

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sparring

  • noun an argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage
  • noun making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer
    spar.

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baste

  • noun a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
    basting stitch; basting; tacking.
  • verb cover with liquid before cooking
    • baste a roast

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belabour

  • verb to work at or to absurd length
    belabor.
    • belabor the obvious
  • verb beat soundly
    belabor.

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hammering

  • noun the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
    pounding; pound; hammer.
    • the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard
    • the pounding of feet on the hallway
  • verb beat with or as if with a hammer
    hammer.
    • hammer the metal flat

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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linstock

  • noun a stick about a meter long with a point on one end (to stick in the ground) and a forked head on the other end (to hold a lighted match); formerly used to fire cannons

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table-tennis_racquet

  • noun paddle used to play table tennis
    pingpong paddle; table-tennis bat.

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vulture

  • noun any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion
  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    predator; piranha; marauder.

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driver

  • noun the operator of a motor vehicle
  • noun someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle

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lambast

  • verb beat with a cane
    cane; flog; lambaste.
  • verb censure severely or angrily
    call on the carpet; rag; dress down; remonstrate; chew out; take to task; call down; jaw; trounce; scold; chide; berate; chew up; have words; rebuke; reprimand; reproof; lecture; bawl out; lambaste.
    • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
    • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
    • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

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beast

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; animal; fauna; creature.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    savage; wolf; brute; wildcat.

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predator

  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    vulture; piranha; marauder.
  • noun any animal that lives by preying on other animals
    predatory animal.

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work_over

  • verb give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
    beat; beat up.
    • Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night
    • The teacher used to beat the students

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professional_golf

  • noun playing golf for money

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featherweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 126 pounds
  • noun weighs 126-139 pounds

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strong-arm

  • verb handle roughly
    • He was strong-armed by the policemen
  • verb be bossy towards
    bully; ballyrag; bullyrag; hector; push around; boss around; browbeat.
    • Her big brother always bullied her when she was young

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middleweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 165 pounds
  • noun a wrestler who weighs 172-192 pounds

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noodle

  • noun a ribbonlike strip of pasta
  • noun informal terms for a human head
    attic; dome; bean; noggin; bonce.

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round_of_golf

  • noun the activity of playing 18 holes of golf
    round.
    • a round of golf takes about 4 hours

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weapon

  • noun any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
    arm; weapon system.
    • he was licensed to carry a weapon
  • noun a means of persuading or arguing
    artillery.
    • he used all his conversational weapons

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clobber

  • noun informal terms for personal possessions
    stuff.
    • did you take all your clobber?
  • verb strike violently and repeatedly
    baste; batter.
    • She clobbered the man who tried to attack her

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knobkierie

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contact

  • noun close interaction
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • noun the act of touching physically
    physical contact.
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch

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stumblebum

  • noun a second-rate prize fighter
    palooka.
  • noun an awkward stupid person
    clod; oaf; goon; lout; lump; lummox; gawk; lubber.

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hakapik

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endeavour

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; enterprise.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; effort; endeavor; attempt.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try

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knobkerry

  • noun a short wooden club with a heavy knob on one end; used by aborigines in southern Africa
    knobkerrie.

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bruise

  • noun an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
    contusion.
  • verb injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
    contuse.
    • I bruised my knee

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affright

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
    terror; panic.
  • verb cause fear in
    frighten; scare; fright.
    • The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me
    • Ghosts could never affright her

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yob

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yobbo.

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belabor

  • verb to work at or to absurd length
    belabour.
    • belabor the obvious
  • verb attack verbally with harsh criticism
    belabour.
    • She was belabored by her fellow students

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bonce

  • noun informal terms for a human head
    noodle; attic; dome; bean; noggin.

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slugger

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; batter; hitter.
  • noun a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
    slogger.

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touch

  • noun the event of something coming in contact with the body
    touching.
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
  • noun the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
    sense of touch; touch modality; skin senses; cutaneous senses.
    • only sight and touch enable us to locate objects in the space around us

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tough

  • noun someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
    street fighter.
  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.

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dowsing_rod

  • noun forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil
    water finder; dowser; divining rod; waterfinder.

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push_down

  • verb cause to come or go down
    down; knock down; pull down; cut down.
    • The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect
    • The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet

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transformer

  • noun an electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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swig

  • noun a large and hurried swallow
    gulp; draught; draft.
    • he finished it at a single gulp
  • verb strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat
    slog; slug.
    • He slugged me so hard that I passed out

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boot

  • noun footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
  • noun British term for the luggage compartment in a car

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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grounder

  • noun (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
    ground ball; groundball; hopper.

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squash_racquet

  • noun a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash
    bat; squash racket.

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crying

  • noun the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
    tears; weeping.
    • I hate to hear the crying of a child
    • she was in tears
  • noun a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
    cry; shout; call; outcry; vociferation; yell.
    • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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match

  • noun lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    lucifer; friction match.
    • he always carries matches to light his pipe
    • as long you've a lucifer to light your fag
  • noun a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

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finder

  • noun someone who comes upon something after searching
  • noun someone who is the first to observe something
    spotter; discoverer.

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takeover_attempt

  • noun an attempt to take control of a corporation

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bid

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    command; dictation; bidding.
  • noun an attempt to get something
    play.
    • they made a futile play for power
    • he made a bid to gain attention

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smash_up

  • verb damage or destroy as if by violence
    bang up; smash.
    • The teenager banged up the car of his mother

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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thump

  • noun a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    thud; clump; clunk; thumping.
  • noun a heavy blow with the hand

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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boxer

  • noun someone who fights with his fists for sport
    pugilist.
  • noun a workman employed to pack things into containers
    packer; bagger.

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five

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
    quintet; quintuplet; quint; Little Phoebe; cinque; fivesome; 5; Phoebe; V; fin; pentad.
  • noun a team that plays basketball
    basketball team.

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blackjack

  • noun a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets
    jack oak; Quercus marilandica; blackjack oak.
  • noun a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
    sap; cosh.

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knobkerrie

  • noun a short wooden club with a heavy knob on one end; used by aborigines in southern Africa
    knobkerry.

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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railroad

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railway; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railway.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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rear

  • noun the back of a military formation or procession
    • infantrymen were in the rear
  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    backside; back end.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel

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knock

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knocking.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • noun negative criticism
    roast.

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snick

  • noun a small cut
    nick; notch.
  • noun a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat

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terrorize

  • verb coerce by violence or with threats
    terrorise.
  • verb fill with terror; frighten greatly
    terrorise; terrify.

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ambusher

  • noun an attacker who waits in a concealed position to launch a surprise attack

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roughneck

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.

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fisticuffs

  • noun a fight with bare fists
    fistfight; slugfest.
  • noun fighting with the fists
    pugilism; boxing.

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glove

  • noun the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball
    baseball glove; baseball mitt; mitt.
  • noun handwear: covers the hand and wrist

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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divine

  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Maker; Godhead.
  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    cleric; ecclesiastic; churchman.

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boot_out

  • verb remove from a position or office
    oust; expel; drum out; throw out; kick out.
    • The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds
  • verb put out or expel from a place
    eject; chuck out; turf out; turn out; exclude.
    • The unruly student was excluded from the game

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table-tennis_bat

  • noun paddle used to play table tennis
    pingpong paddle; table-tennis racquet.

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clap

  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; blast; eruption.
  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    gonorrhoea; gonorrhea.

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lathi

  • noun club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India
    lathee.

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insistency

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    press; pressure; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the act of insisting on something
    insistence.
    • insistence on grammatical correctness is a conservative position

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bounce

  • noun the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
    bounciness.
  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; leaping; bound; leap; saltation.

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insistence

  • noun continual and persistent demands
    insisting.
  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    press; pressure; insistency; imperativeness.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters

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savage

  • noun a member of an uncivilized people
    barbarian.
  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; wolf; brute; wildcat.

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slice

  • noun a share of something
    piece.
    • a slice of the company's revenue
  • noun a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
    piece.
    • a piece of pie
    • a slice of bread

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ram_down

  • verb strike or drive against with a heavy impact
    ram; pound.
    • ram the gate with a sledgehammer
    • pound on the door
  • verb teach by drills and repetition
    hammer in; beat in; drill in.

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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bottom

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; underside.
  • noun the lowest part of anything
    • they started at the bottom of the hill

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putter

  • noun a golfer who is putting
  • noun the iron normally used on the putting green
    putting iron.

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throw_out

  • verb force to leave or move out
    kick out; expel.
    • He was expelled from his native country
  • verb throw or cast away
    dispose; cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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backsword

  • noun a stick used instead of a sword for fencing
    fencing stick; singlestick.
  • noun a sword with only one cutting edge

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pounding

  • noun repeated heavy blows
    buffeting.
  • noun an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
    throb; throbbing.
    • he felt a throbbing in his head

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juggernaut

  • noun a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
    steamroller.
  • noun an avatar of Vishnu
    Jagannath; Jagannatha; Jagganath.

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seven_iron

  • noun iron with a lofted face for hitting high shots to the green
    mashie niblick.

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compulsion

  • noun an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid
    irresistible impulse.
    • he felt a compulsion to babble on about the accident
  • noun an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will
    obsession.
    • her compulsion to wash her hands repeatedly

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billy_club

  • noun a short stout club used primarily by policemen
    nightstick; billystick; baton; billy; truncheon.

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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putt

  • noun hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
    putting.
    • his putting let him down today
  • verb strike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter
    • he putted the ball several feet past the hole

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flogging

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    whipping; lashing; tanning; flagellation.
  • verb beat severely with a whip or rod
    trounce; strap; welt; whip; slash; lash; flog; lather.
    • The teacher often flogged the students
    • The children were severely trounced

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hooligan

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; rowdy; yob; yobbo.

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blackmail

  • noun extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information
  • verb exert pressure on someone through threats
    pressure; blackjack.

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constructive

  • adjective constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development
    • constructive criticism
    • a constructive attitude
    • a constructive philosophy
    • constructive permission
  • adjective satellite emphasizing what is laudable or hopeful or to the good
    • constructive criticism

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fictional_character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel

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yobbo

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob.

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4-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits
    four-hitter.

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bastinado

  • noun a cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet
  • noun a form of torture in which the soles of the feet are beaten with whips or cudgels
    falanga.

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super

  • noun a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
    superintendent.
  • adjective satellite of the highest quality
    first-rate; ace; tops; topnotch; A-one; top-notch; crack; tiptop.
    • an ace reporter
    • a crack shot
    • a first-rate golfer
    • a super party
    • played top-notch tennis
    • an athlete in tiptop condition
    • she is absolutely tops

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light_middleweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 156 pounds

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plug

  • noun blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    stopper; stopple.
  • noun a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    chew; wad; quid; cud; chaw.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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about

  • adjective satellite on the move
    astir.
    • up and about
    • the whole town was astir over the incident
  • adverb (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
    around; some; roughly; approximately; just about; or so; more or less; close to.
    • lasted approximately an hour
    • in just about a minute
    • he's about 30 years old
    • I've had about all I can stand
    • we meet about once a month
    • some forty people came
    • weighs around a hundred pounds
    • roughly $3,000
    • holds 3 gallons, more or less
    • 20 or so people were at the party

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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mace

  • noun an official who carries a mace of office
    macer; macebearer.
  • noun (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization
    Chemical Mace.

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golf_ball

  • noun a small hard ball used in playing golf; dimpled to reduce wind resistance

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chop

  • noun the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)
    • the boat headed into the chop
  • noun a small cut of meat including part of a rib

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wolf

  • noun any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
  • noun Austrian composer (1860-1903)
    Hugo Wolf.

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heel

  • noun the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation
  • noun the back part of the human foot

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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spiller

  • noun an attacker who sheds or spills blood
    shedder.
    • a great hunter and spiller of blood
  • noun a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
    setline; trawl; trawl line; trotline.

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collide_with

  • verb hit against; come into sudden contact with
    strike; run into; hit; impinge on.
    • The car hit a tree
    • He struck the table with his elbow

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cracking

  • noun a sudden sharp noise
    snap; crack.
    • the crack of a whip
    • he heard the cracking of the ice
    • he can hear the snap of a twig
  • noun the act of cracking something
    fracture; crack.

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palooka

  • noun a second-rate prize fighter
    stumblebum.

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into

To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.

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walloper

  • noun a very hard hitter
  • noun a winner by a wide margin

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light_welterweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 140 pounds

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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harasser

  • noun a persistent tormentor
  • noun a persistent attacker
    harrier.
    • the harassers were not members of the regular army

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obligate

  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb commit in order to fulfill an obligation
    • obligate money

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racquet

  • noun a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games
    racket.

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gouge

  • noun an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
    ding; nick; dent.
  • noun and edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves

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hew

  • verb make or shape as with an axe
    hew out.
    • hew out a path in the rock
  • verb strike with an axe; cut down, strike
    • hew an oak

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tennis

  • noun a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
    lawn tennis.

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sock

  • noun hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
  • noun a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind
    windsock; wind sock; air sock; wind sleeve; drogue; wind cone; air-sleeve.

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brute

  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; wildcat.
  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; beast; animal; fauna; creature.

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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fight

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; engagement; conflict.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fighting.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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bump

  • noun a lump on the body caused by a blow
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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light_heavyweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 179 pounds
  • noun a wrestler who weighs 192-214 pounds

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spar

  • noun any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
  • noun a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

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drumstick

  • noun the lower joint of the leg of a fowl
  • noun a stick used for playing a drum

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backhand

  • noun a return made with the back of the hand facing the direction of the stroke
    backhand shot; backhand stroke.
  • verb hit a tennis ball backhand

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marauder

  • noun someone who attacks in search of booty
    vulture; predator; piranha.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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shank

  • noun a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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offer

  • noun the verbal act of offering
    offering.
    • a generous offer of assistance
  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offering.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

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sideswipe

  • noun a glancing blow from or on the side of something (especially motor vehicles)
  • verb strike from the side

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nine_iron

  • noun an iron with considerable loft
    niblick.

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dowser

  • noun someone who uses a divining rod to find underground water
    water witch; rhabdomancer.
  • noun forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil
    dowsing rod; water finder; divining rod; waterfinder.

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kick_down

  • verb open violently
    kick in.
    • kick in the doors

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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one_iron

  • noun (golf) the long iron with the most nearly vertical face
    driving iron.

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run_into

  • verb be beset by
    encounter.
    • The project ran into numerous financial difficulties
  • verb collide violently with an obstacle
    jar against; butt against; bump into; knock against.
    • I ran into the telephone pole

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assail

  • verb attack someone physically or emotionally
    assault; attack; set on.
    • The mugger assaulted the woman
    • Nightmares assailed him regularly
  • verb launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with
    attack.
    • Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II
    • Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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squeeze

  • noun the act of gripping and pressing firmly
    squeezing.
    • he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
  • noun a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
    liquidity crisis; credit crunch.

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junior

  • noun term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male
    • look here, junior, it's none of your business
  • noun a third-year undergraduate

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super_heavyweight

  • noun an amateur boxer who weighs more than 201 pounds

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fencing_stick

  • noun a stick used instead of a sword for fencing
    backsword; singlestick.

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pull

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pulling.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun the force used in pulling
    • the pull of the moon
    • the pull of the current

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throw

  • noun the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
    • the catcher made a good throw to second base
  • noun a single chance or instance
    • he couldn't afford $50 a throw

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hitter

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; batter; slugger.
  • noun someone who hits
    striker.
    • a hard hitter
    • a fine striker of the ball
    • blacksmiths are good hitters

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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smasher

  • noun a person who smashes something
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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dropkick

  • noun (football) kicking (as for a field goal) in which the football is dropped and kicked as it touches the ground
  • verb make the point after a touchdown with a dropkick
    drop-kick.

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grass

  • noun narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
  • noun German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
    Gunter Grass; Gunter Wilhelm Grass.

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line_drive

  • noun (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter
    liner.
    • the batter hit a liner to the shortstop

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jar_against

  • verb collide violently with an obstacle
    run into; butt against; bump into; knock against.
    • I ran into the telephone pole

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ruffian

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; tough; bully; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.

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pin

  • noun a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
  • noun when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
    fall.

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influence

  • noun a power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
    • used her parents' influence to get the job
  • noun causing something without any direct or apparent effort

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texas_leaguer

  • noun (baseball) a fly ball that falls between and infielder and an outfielder

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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mahlstick

  • noun a long stick that a painter uses to support the hand holding the brush
    maulstick.

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drum_out

  • verb remove from a position or office
    oust; expel; boot out; throw out; kick out.
    • The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds

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pip

  • noun a disease of poultry
  • noun a minor nonspecific ailment

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swatter

  • noun an implement with a flat part (of mesh or plastic) and a long handle; used to kill insects
    flyswat; flyswatter.
  • verb splash and flutter about in or as if in water
    • She swattered about in the pool

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no-hitter

  • noun a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team no hits
    no-hit game.

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no

  • noun a negative
    • his no was loud and clear
  • noun a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
    atomic number 102; nobelium.

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fencing

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fence.
  • noun material for building fences
    fencing material.

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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compel

  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; obligate.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb necessitate or exact
    • the water shortage compels conservation

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long_iron

  • noun an iron with a long shaft and a steep face; for hitting long low shots

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sand_wedge

  • noun a wedge used to get out of sand traps

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pugilism

  • noun fighting with the fists
    boxing; fisticuffs.

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boom

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; thunder; roaring.
  • noun a state of economic prosperity

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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oneself

A reflexive form of the indefinite pronoun one. Commonly writen as two words, one's self.
One's self (or more properly oneself), is quite a modern form. In Elizabethan English we find a man's self=one's self. Morris.

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oblige

  • verb force somebody to do something
    obligate; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
    bind; obligate; hold.
    • He's held by a contract
    • I'll hold you by your promise

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lashing

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; whipping; tanning; flagellation.
  • noun rope that is used for fastening something to something else
    • the boats were held together by lashings

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dragoon

  • noun a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen
  • verb compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
    railroad; sandbag.
    • They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone

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drag

  • noun the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
    retarding force.
  • noun something that slows or delays progress
    • taxation is a drag on the economy
    • too many laws are a drag on the use of new land

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stab

  • noun a sudden sharp feeling
    twinge; pang.
    • pangs of regret
    • she felt a stab of excitement
    • twinges of conscience
  • noun a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
    thrust; knife thrust.
    • one strong stab to the heart killed him

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golf_equipment

  • noun sports equipment used in playing golf

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wallop

  • noun a forceful consequence; a strong effect
    impact.
    • the book had an important impact on my thinking
    • the book packs a wallop
  • noun a severe blow

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extort

  • verb obtain through intimidation
  • verb obtain by coercion or intimidation
    gouge; squeeze; wring; rack.
    • They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss
    • They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him

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terrorization

  • noun the act of inspiring with fear
    terrorisation; frightening.
  • noun an act of terrorism
    terrorisation.

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whang

  • noun the act of hitting vigorously
    knock; whack; rap; belt.
    • he gave the table a whack
  • verb beat with force

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haymaker

  • noun a farm machine that treats hay to cause more rapid and even drying
    hay conditioner.
  • noun a hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing
    Sunday punch; KO punch; knockout punch.

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knockout_punch

  • noun a hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing
    Sunday punch; KO punch; haymaker.

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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bring_oneself

  • verb cause to undertake a certain action, usually used in the negative
    • He could not bring himself to call his parents

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golf_game

  • noun a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
    golf.

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