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1. thrashing

noun. ['ˈθræʃɪŋ'] the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows.

Synonyms

  • whacking
  • licking
  • tanning
  • whipping
  • drubbing
  • lacing
  • beating
  • corporal punishment
  • flagellation
  • lashing
  • flogging

Antonyms

  • little
  • success
  • beginning
  • spiritless

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Rhymes with Thrashing

  • splashing
  • rehashing
  • trashing
  • stashing
  • smashing
  • slashing
  • flashing
  • crashing
  • clashing
  • lashing
  • hashing
  • gnashing
  • fasching
  • dashing
  • cashing
  • caching
  • bashing

Sentences with thrashing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Scared water moccasins also intimidate by thrashing their tails from side to side.

Quotes about thrashing


1. Those who possess wisdom cannot just ladle it out to every wantwit and jackanapes who comes along and asks for it. A person must be prepared to receive wisdom, or else it will do him more harm than good. Moreover, a lout thrashing about in the clear waters of wisdom will dirty those waters for everyone else.
- Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Perfume

2. thrashing

noun. ['ˈθræʃɪŋ'] a sound defeat.

Synonyms

  • walloping
  • debacle
  • licking
  • whipping
  • drubbing
  • slaughter
  • defeat

Antonyms

  • nonviolent
  • succumb
  • triumph
  • sweep
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