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verb as in beat, tap a beat

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I repeat a few of the lessons my mother drummed into me that have served me well.

Reinke lost his pulpit and was drummed out of the conservative Missouri Synod of the Lutheran denomination.

He drummed on the ledger with his fingerless hand adding: “I pay him very badly, but he thinks it a good bargain.”

It would be brilliant without the offensive lyrics, making the controversy drummed up a frivolous distraction.

“And that narrative line was drummed into the heads of the voters,” says Galston.

Yet, filled with contempt for himself, he asked whether he did not deserve to be degraded publicly, and drummed out of the army.

A white hand drummed on the arm of a library chair which contained pillows and blankets.

Landy Spencer drummed his knotty fingers on the armchair and looked thoughtfully at the old Nestor seated at his fireside.

A mechanical piano in a further room drummed out hideous dance-music to swirling groups in frank abandon.

He drummed on the window-pane with his fingertips and whistled, scarcely audibly, a fragment of tune.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drummed, such as: strum, roar, thunder, throb, rap, and pulsate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.