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Vigorously incisive or effective
“The White House didn't want to have the president out last night making a slashing campaign speech in late February.”
Present participle for cut with a wide, sweeping movement, typically using a knife or sword
“AN 18-year-old woman who threatened a police officer with a kitchen knife began to slash her own wrists with the weapon.”
Present participle for reduce greatly
“He would have to slash his prices in half and create a branded line of three complementary products in order to get the deal.”
Present participle for to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible
“… wildly slashing the ground with his club and never once hitting the golf ball he was aiming at.”
Present participle for to reduce drastically
“They decided to slash jobs, close down plants and downsize.”
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