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A severe beating
“Little Maddie had to be rescued from her mother's thrashing lest she be injured.”
A heavy defeat of a sporting opponent
“They have been boosted by three wins in their last four games, notably the 4-1 thrashing of fellow strugglers Ipswich.”
Present participle for to strike repeatedly
“They thrashed their opponents 5-0.”
Present participle for to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible
“… thrashed the poor horse with a riding crop.”
Present participle for move in a violent and convulsive way
“As the tiny birds thrash around trying to free themselves they become even more entrapped.”
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