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Noun
A heavy beating
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A forceful collision of two things
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Any of the discourses of Demosthenes against Philip II of Macedon, defending the liberty of Athens
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Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something
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The sound made when something, especially a musical instrument, is struck
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The sound created by a quick, sharp knock or blow
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A sound made by something striking or falling into liquid
Adjective
Destroying
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Present participle for strike repeatedly with hard blows
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“Traders shoo them away from their customers, and batter the children around the head if they become too persistent.”
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Present participle for to bombard with bombs or artillery
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Present participle for to damage or injure, as by blows, heavy wear, etc
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“A storm that's been battering the Northeast coastline.”
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Present participle for to take violent or aggressive action against
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Present participle for to fall or be hurled forcefully, typically in the form of a barrage
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Present participle for to treat someone badly, cruelly or unkindly
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Present participle for to flow in a stream
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Present participle for to penalize someone for wrongdoing
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Present participle for to give an appearance of age to, especially a new object
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Present participle for to cause to be ineffective or immobilized
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Present participle for to completely destroy or devastate
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