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Verb
To hit or strike, especially with the palm of the hand or a flat object
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“Dymphna's spine stiffened and she had to force herself not to strike out and slap him.”
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To put or throw somewhere quickly, carelessly, or forcefully
“I slap the book down on the table, shrugging my bag off and barreling into my room where I strip my soaked clothes off and exchange them for pajamas.”
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To apply or spread a substance, typically quickly, carelessly, or forcefully
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“Just slap some make-up on and let's go already.”
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To impose a rule, law, penalty, etc.
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“What would it cost farmers and consumers if we had to slap a ban on antibiotic feed additives?”
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(somewhat rare) To cause to feel hurt, upset, or resentful
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“How could the woman look her in the eye, feigning concern, and then slap her with this insult?”
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To flow in a stream
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To injure
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To be victorious over
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Touch roughly
Noun
A hit or strike, especially with the palm of the hand or a flat object
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“A sharp slap on his right cheek brought him back to reality.”
Noun
A scornful or hurtful act or expression
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“Now, less than a year later, Justin's fate is a slap to anyone who believed that this victory represented an end.”
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Splat or plop
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A censure of someone or something on the basis of perceived faults or mistakes
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A preparation applied to the body, especially the face, to improve its appearance
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An attempt or effort towards an endeavor
Adverb
Exactly or precisely, especially at a given point or location
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“It lies eight miles in from the edge of the capital, slap under the final approach to Heathrow.”
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Capable of flowing
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Containing a significant or excess amount of liquid or water
Adjective
Containing too much liquid or fluid
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