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Noun
A blow 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.”
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An act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings
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“That comment is a slap to anyone who has ever served in the military.”
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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 to do something
Verb
Hit or strike 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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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.”
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To cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in
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“… tired of jokes that slap people of faith.”
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To put or apply (something) somewhere quickly, carelessly, or forcefully
“He slapped the cup onto the waiting saucer.”
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To put or apply (something) somewhere quickly, carelessly, or forcefully
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To establish or apply as a charge or penalty
“The government slapped a ban on the export of processed logs.”
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To flow in a broken irregular stream
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To show contempt for
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To injure
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Touch quickly and gently with the flat of the hand
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To attack repeatedly with mean put-downs or insults
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To achieve a victory over
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Adverb
Exactly or precisely
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“It lies eight miles in from the edge of the capital, slap under the final approach to Heathrow.”
Adjective
Capable of flowing
Adjective
Containing a significant or excess amount of liquid or water
Adjective
Containing too much liquid or fluid
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