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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows).

Usage examples (31)
  • I'm sort of what they call hammering down on the strings with my left hand.
  • The north side of the house takes quite a hammering from the weather and only sees the sun very early in the day.
  • 'This begins to grow mysterious,' said Herbert in English, hammering impatiently at the ice with the shod end of his alpenstock.
  • She turned about and fled, running down the stairs, with that single word hammering in her brain. for more
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