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  • verbbeat, strike
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Synonyms for flailing

verb beat, strike
  • bash
  • smack
  • smash
  • thrash
  • batter
  • club
  • flog
  • hit
  • knock
  • lash
  • maltreat
  • pummel
  • slug
  • sock
  • thwack
  • whale

Antonyms for flailing

  • compliment
  • praise
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More words related to flailing

flogging

noun. lashing
  • beating
  • caning
  • flagellation
  • flailing
  • horsewhipping
  • thrashing
  • whipping

threshing

noun. act of removing grain or seeds from hulls or husks
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.