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Noun
A blow with the palm of the hand or a flat object
“A sharp slap on his right cheek brought him back to reality.”
Noun
“… that comment is a slap to anyone who has ever served in the military.”
Verb
Hit or strike with the palm of the hand or a flat object
“Dymphna's spine stiffened and she had to force herself not to strike out and slap him.”
Verb
Impose a fine or other penalty on
“If we dare to not be as accountable as they demand they will slap heavy fines on us.”
Verb
To cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in
“… tired of jokes that slap people of faith.”
Verb
“He slapped the cup onto the waiting saucer.”
Verb
Verb
“The government slapped a ban on the export of processed logs.”
Adverb
Exactly; right
“It lies eight miles in from the edge of the capital, slap under the final approach to Heathrow.”
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