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To strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible
“She flailed her fists at him and he struck her back hard.”
Wave or swing wildly
“He began to flail his arms wildly and they hit me a couple times before I sat up and sat on his stomach and quickly pinned his arms down so that he wouldn't hurt himself or me anymore.”
Flounder; struggle uselessly
“I flailed around trying desperately to grab hold of something.”
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