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Plural for a blow with the palm of the hand or a flat object
“A sharp slap on his right cheek brought him back to reality.”
“… that comment is a slap to anyone who has ever served in the military.”
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.”
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.”
To cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in
“… tired of jokes that slap people of faith.”
“He slapped the cup onto the waiting saucer.”
“The government slapped a ban on the export of processed logs.”
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