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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To separate the grain from the chaff with a flail. Also: To move about in a violent or jerky way; to thrash.

Usage examples (34)
  • The farmers will thresh the wheat and corn before selling the grains.
  • Many plants have heads so large they're easy to harvest or "thresh" once they finish flowering and drying.
  • "And thresh me out whenever you decide I need it."
  • At hospital level, a finer thresh-holds can be adopted. for more
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