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Noun
A quick, sharp knock or blow
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“Just as she was about to sit down, there came a loud rap on the table, which startled her very much.”
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Responsibility for wrongdoing or failure
“Our investment advisor tried to pull off a Tony DeAngelo by taking the rap for my problems with the IRS, offering himself up as a sacrificial lamb.”
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A formal claim of criminal wrongdoing against a person
“The mob goon got pinched for the pay-up beatdown, and, facing a rap for extortion, he began cooperating with the FBI and spilled his guts.”
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A rebuke, criticism or expression of disapproval
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“The organizers deserve a severe rap for not taking sufficient measures to keep the hooligans where they belong.”
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A very small amount or virtually nothing
“He doesn't care a rap whether it's true or not.”
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A friendly, casual or informal conversation
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“We decided to have a quick rap with him to find out what his future plans were.”
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A pointed and often mocking comment or criticism
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Genre of music
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Suffering, loss, or hardship imposed in response to a crime or offense
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A period of time spent in prison
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What one is known for
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The art of criticism
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A feeling of resentment over something believed to be wrong or unfair
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The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation
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An official order that has the force of law
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Long and careful consideration or discussion
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A formal assessment of something with the intention of instituting change if necessary
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A regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch
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Worthy of one's trust or confidence
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A formal examination of evidence by a judge, typically before a jury, in order to decide guilt in a case of criminal or civil proceedings
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To strike something sharply, typically with one's knuckles
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“She waited on the cracked sidewalk as Mackenson continued to rap on the door while shouting for someone's attention.”
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To engage in casual or rambling conversation
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“And so we would rap, about diverse subject matter, with each verse that was shared articulating something different.”
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To scold, rebuke or reprimand someone
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“Even Langston Hughes was rapped for an alleged shortage of class consciousness in his debut novel.”
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To fill with overwhelming emotion (as wonder or delight)
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“The audience was rapped into stillness for one last time as Mr. Barnard rose to speak.”
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(music) To speak in rhyming lyrics rhythmically
“An angry Mathers then began to rap about dropping a coffee pot on Donald's head.”
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To publicly denounce
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To take possession of
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To strike or pick up with the beak
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Light touch
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To speak or to use words to express
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To declare (someone) to be guilty of a criminal offence by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law
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