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Noun
An aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
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The regular throbbing of the heart, an artery etc.
Noun
A loud, deep, resonant sound
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A period of continuous heavy gunfire
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The act or instance of defeating
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A forceful collision of two things
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A continuous or prolonged dull pain in a part of one's body
Adjective
Having an ache in a part of one's body
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Thumping or banging
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Intensely painful
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Not yielding in strength, severity, or determination
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Present participle for to strike or hit heavily, and sometimes repeatedly
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“She narrowed her eyes and turned to the door, wanting to pound whoever was out there.”
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Present participle for to direct something with great force
“The tennis player was known for his forceful serves and would regularly pound the ball straight down the line against his helpless opponents.”
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Present participle for to crush into fine particles
“Using a mortar and pestle, pound the white peppercorns, cilantro roots, and garlic cloves into a thick paste, adding each ingredient one at a time.”
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Present participle for to walk or run with heavy steps
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“I could hear ten pairs of heavy feet pound past me as Julius yanked me up.”
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Present participle for to beat or throb with a strong regular rhythm
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“His heart began to pound loudly in his ears as the woman perused his features blankly.”
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Present participle for to make a loud, deep, resonant sound
“The drums began to pound in the distance.”
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Present participle for to crash against a surface with force
“The area becomes deserted, bleak and exposed with the openness of the area exacerbating winds and storms which pound the seafront.”
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Present participle for to bombard with bombs, projectiles or artillery
“A typical combat strategy was to pound the enemy with artillery fire and then order the infantry to charge.”
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Present participle for to defeat heavily in a contest
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Present participle for to come, go, or move somewhere rapidly or in a forceful way
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Present participle for to walk at a steady speed, especially without a particular destination and as an expression of anxiety or annoyance
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Present participle for to be, or cause to be, painful
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Present participle for to move or walk, especially in an orderly fashion as a group in a single line
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Present participle for to keep watch over (an area) by regularly walking or travelling around it
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Present participle for make a point strongly
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Present participle for to reduce in size by compressing
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Present participle for enclose or separate an area with a fence
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Present participle for to sweep or splash in a particular direction
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Grinding down
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Present participle for to form or forge with a hammer
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Present participle for mix by pressing
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Present participle for dwell on
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Present participle for to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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Present participle for to produce or develop, especially through effort
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Present participle for to apply great and continuous effort
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