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thrashing

Noun

1 a sound defeat [syn: walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping]
2 the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows [syn: beating, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking]

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Adjective

thrashing

Noun

thrashing
  1. action of the verb to thrash
  2. a beating, especially a severe one
  3. excessive paging within virtual storage
  4. Dance: slam-dancing.

Verb form

thrashing
  1. present participle of the verb to thrash
  2. Dance: slam-dancing.

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