What is another word for slapping?

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Present participle for 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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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.”
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Present participle for to cause to feel hurt, upset, or resentful
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Present participle for to put or apply (something) somewhere quickly, carelessly, or forcefully
“He slapped the cup onto the waiting saucer.”
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Present participle for to put or apply (something) somewhere quickly, carelessly, or forcefully
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Present participle for to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
“The government slapped a ban on the export of processed logs.”
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Present participle for to flow in a stream
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Present participle for to treat or regard with contempt
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Present participle for to injure
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Present participle for to be victorious over
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Present participle for to criticize (someone or something) harshly
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Present participle for touch roughly
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Present participle for to insult or put down, especially in a spiteful way
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An aggressive and violent physical act against a person or object
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Noun
The act of imposing, laying on, affixing, enjoining, inflicting, obtruding, and the like
Adjective
Striking
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