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  Definition of thrash
  1. a swimming kick used while treading water
  2. beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
  3. give a thrashing to; beat hard
  4. beat the seeds out of a grain
  5. move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation; "The system is thrashing again!"
  6. beat so fast that (the heart''s) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all
  7. move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"
  8. dance the slam dance
Similar Words: bat, clobber, drub, lick, thresh, lam, flail, convulse, thresh about, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate, slam dance, slam, mosh

 

Hyponyms: whip

 

Grouped Verbs: thresh, lam, flail, bat, clobber, drub, lick

 

Part Meronyms: treading water

 

Derivational Morphology: convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate, thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping, flail, beating, licking, lacing, whacking, thresher, thrasher, threshing machine, threshing, jactitation, jactation, slam dancing, slam dance

 

 
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