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Noun
Plural for a punishment or assault in which the victim is hit repeatedly
“Police, who were called to the scene shortly before 8pm, believe Paul was the victim of a motiveless beating which could have involved up to 14 youths.”
Noun
Plural for pulsation or throbbing, typically of the heart
“The first thing I was aware of was the slow, rhythmic beating of a heart.”
Noun
Plural for a defeat in a competitive situation
“It was indeed a battle for the fittest and reputations did take a severe beating once the competitions gained momentum.”
Noun
Plural for cruel or harmful treatment or abuse
Noun
Plural for an act of flapping something, typically a wing or arm, up and down or from side to side
Noun
Plural for act of removing grain or seeds from hulls or husks
Noun
Plural for brisk stirring or disturbance of a liquid or substance
Noun
Plural for a feeling of unease or embarrassment
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Plural for the striking of one solid object with or against another
Noun
Plural for beatdown, beating
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Plural for a strike or hit, typically light to medium in impact
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Plural for a sound caused by a blow, typically sudden and short
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Plural for a sound made by something striking or falling into liquid
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Plural for a sudden and ignominious failure
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Plural for the rubbing and kneading of muscles and joints of the body with the hands, especially to relieve tension or pain
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