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th rash

  • n  a swimming kick used while treading water
  • v  give a thrashing to; beat hard
  • v  move or stir about violently
    The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed
  • v  dance the slam dance
  • v  beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all
  • v  move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation
    The system is thrashing again!
  • v  beat the seeds out of a grain
  • v  beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

  • Now emo is musically broad enough to include country, thrash, acoustic and traditional pop sounds (no rap emo yet).
  • In Lucknow, one harried police inspector prefers more direct action: "I just take them to the lockup and thrash them.
  • After watching a lobster thrash about as it was boiled alive at a grocery store, a British barrister devised a kinder way to kill crustaceans.
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  • Wasim Akram in AFP
    My favourite team is Pakistan,Wasim told AFP. "I thought Australia would thrash them in the one-off T20 match in Dubai but it was the other way round and now, if Pakistan play to their potential, they can win the title."
  • Lars Ulrich in Billboard
    In a statement announcing the concert, Metallica's Lars Ulrich said, "Who would have thought that more than 25 years after its inception, thrash metal's Big Four would not only still be around, be more popular than ever, playing shows together at...
  • William Ruto in Daily Nation
    And, speaking for ODM, Eldoret North MP William Ruto, said: "We are unable to agree on any of the outstanding issues and they have been referred to the principals in the hope that they will be able to thrash them out."

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