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  • n  the sound made by a sharp swift blow
  • n  the act of hitting vigorously
    he gave the table a whack
  • v  hit hard
    The teacher whacked the boy

  • In the cyberterrorism trade it is known as "whack-a-mole" just like the old carnival game, Hizballah sites pop up, get whacked down and then pop up again somewhere else on the .
  • But teenagers generally get back into whack within a few years, leaving male breasts back in the nightmarish past along with acne and cracking voices.
  • The Comic-Strip Effect: "Whack-whack-whack-whack -- And suddenly it was in his hands, a great living thing that pumped and pulsed against his palms, pushing them back and forth.
News & Articles

  • Kids Take A Whack At Smash Camp
    TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)__Kids attending Journey Church's Smash Camp got to take a whack at some cars. Literally. Smash Camp is like VBS, but on steroids according to the church. It started June 10, and runs until the 14th. Children from 3 years of age to grade 6 got to join in the fun.
    June 14, 2013 - WIBW Topeka
  • Future ACC scheduling appears out of whack
    From now until 2024, the end of this ACC scheduling cycle, Virginia Tech will play Florida State, Clemson and Louisville five times total. It will play East Carolina, a non-ACC member, seven times between 2014 and 2020. To borrow a Frank Beamer phrase, that’s out of whack. Andy Bitter has more at roanoke.com.
    June 12, 2013 - Roanoke Times
  • Whack Roll croquet tournament in Harleysville keeps growing, giving
    Most people probably don't notice any difference in the Mennonite Heritage Center's yard since the Whack & Roll croquet tournament was started five years ago. There is a difference, though, especially on tournament days. "We mow it very short," Dan Lapp, development director, said. "It's not good lawn care, but it's good croquet care." In the spring, the ground is also rolled. "Five years ago ...
    June 9, 2013 - The Reporter

  • Sandy Lyle in New York Times
    I was out of whack with my golf game, and I think it was best to call it a day,Lyle said. "I felt I could do myself more harm than good. It could take three weeks to recover from this."
  • Michelle Wie in International Herald Tribune
    It was frustrating,Wie said. "My body would not do what my mind was telling it to do. I felt a little out of whack today. I didn't feel like my normal self, but I can still take some positives from today. I hit a great bunker shot - a...
  • Harry Reid in International Herald Tribune
    We have to take a whack at it,Reid said in a telephone interview late Thursday.

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