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Verb
Present participle for 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
Present participle for 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
Present participle for 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.”
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Verb
“The government slapped a ban on the export of processed logs.”
Noun
A punishment or assault in which the victim is hit repeatedly
Noun
A physical or verbal attack
Noun
A state of concealment
Noun
An utter defeat, as in a contest
Adjective
Noun
An aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
Noun
The act of imposing, laying on, affixing, enjoining, inflicting, obtruding, and the like
Noun
A series of spanks, usually as a punishment for children
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