beating

[ bee-ting ]SEE DEFINITION OF beating

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEATING

Either you'd back down or else you'd give the man a beating.

She must do something to tone down the beating of her heart.

"These are the Beating Friars, otherwise called the Flagellants," quoth he.

(b) Why should egg whites not be allowed to stand after beating?

What she read in the man's eyes set the woman's heart to beating with a new delight.

Under her mask of languor, Carlotta's heart was beating wildly.

There was neither sound nor breath, only the beating of their own hearts.

It was probably merely the beating of the wings of a night bird.

The two beating hearts in the arabeah had confidence in him.

Her blood was beating in her veins now, and she could think of no words except "Imshi!"

RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR BEATING

threshing

nounact of removing grain or seeds from hulls or husks
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