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beat down upon

verb as in hail

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

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

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

The white dust blew about us, and the sun beat down upon our heads, and we were in the Tropics indeed.

The tropic sun beat down upon his face, bringing each wicked line to strong relief.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beat down upon, such as: barrage, batter, bombard, pelt, shower, and storm.

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