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Noun
A severe physical beating or attack
“Little Maddie had to be rescued from her mother's thrashing lest she be injured.”
Noun
A heavy defeat in a contest
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“Elche suffered a thrashing to Barcelona in their last game.”
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The infliction of unlawful personal violence on another person
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An instance of winning or having success
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A dull, heavy blow with a person's fist or a blunt implement
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An unexpected result or situation, typically a win in a sporting match
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An easy victory or achievement
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An act of flapping or waving, usually quickly and irregularly
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The sound made when something, especially a musical instrument, is struck
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Whopping or walloping
Adjective
Thrashing
Adjective
Of an impressive size, extent, or amount
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Adjective
Characterized by a tendency to flutter
Verb
Present participle for to strike or hit repeatedly
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“The scoundrels would thrash the poor horse with a riding crop.”
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Present participle for to be convincingly victorious over
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“In a decidedly onesided contest, they would comprehensively thrash their opponents five to nil.”
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Present participle for to move in a violent and convulsive way
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“As the tiny birds thrash around trying to free themselves, they become even more entrapped.”
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Present participle for to flutter or wave around
Verb
Slam-dancing
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