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beat down

verb as in haggle

verb as in reduce

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Example Sentences

The sun beat down as the procession halted behind the parking lot for Pep Boys, a repair garage.

In a shocking outcome to Super Bowl XLVII, Seattle beat down Denver for a record-breaking win.

Abu Mazen responded by having his thug police force beat down the people.

The newly-vernal sun beat down hot last Friday afternoon in the Palestinian West Bank village of Bi'lin.

Viggo covered in prison tats, issuing a vicious, butt-naked beat-down in the Russian mobster drama Eastern Promises.

The hot sun beat down upon the streets and houses, but awoke no life.

A light rain had fallen the night before, just enough to beat down the dust and freshen the landscape.

But Menotah only laughed again, while the roar of the great rapids beat down upon their ears with sound of sombre menace.

A dull roar from the distant rapids beat down ominously along the evening wind.

This man, apparently so cold and formal, seemed to contain within him a burning altar, the flames of which beat down upon us.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beat-down, such as: crestfallen, depressed, dismayed, pessimistic, beat, and blue.

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