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  • verbstrike forcefully
  • verbcreate

synonyms for hammer

  • batter
  • clobber
  • defeat
  • drub
  • forge
  • knock
  • pound
  • pummel
  • strike
  • thrash
  • trounce
  • wallop
  • whack
  • whomp
  • bang
  • bear down
  • drive
See also synonyms for: hammered
  • create
  • forge
  • shape
  • make
  • form
  • fashion
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    A pick hammer sits at the top of the handle to allow users to break ice with a tapping motion, while the spike at the bottom offers more traditional stabbing functionality.
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    Complete your set with a cutting mat, metal rulers and squares, some sponges, and a rubber or wooden hammer—any other type of hammer can damage the leather.
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    The group, often armed with guns and other weapons such as hammers and baseball bats, regularly rallies on the grounds of the Minnesota Capitol.
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    There were rules and if someone was acting up in the chat you dropped the hammer.
    ‘THE REALITY IS WE HAVE TO BE PROFESSIONAL’: CONFESSIONS OF AN AD EXEC ON WORKING AMID THE CHAOS AT THE CAPITOLKRISTINA MONLLOSJANUARY 11, 2021DIGIDAY
    Papagelis joined forces in Hammer’s Lot with Ken Johnson — “Pinto Ron” — in 1992.
    ‘BILLS MAFIA’ WAITED A GENERATION FOR A TEAM LIKE THIS. IT’S HAD TO EMBRACE IT FROM AFAR.ADAM KILGOREJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Adrenaline pumping, heart pounding like a hammer, I sat up and wondered what had happened.
    NEAR THE END OF LIFE, MY HOSPICE PATIENT HAD A GHOSTLY VISITOR WHO ALTERED HIS VIEW OF THE WORLDSCOTT JANSSENJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Pawnshops are a collateral, non-recourse lender, which basically means loans are made not on someone’s credit history but on the value of an item — a TV, a ring, a hammer, whatever.
    IT’S EASY TO ASSUME PAWNSHOPS ARE DOING GREAT IN THE PANDEMIC. IT’S ALSO WRONG.EMILY STEWARTNOVEMBER 30, 2020VOX
    Kamkar compares this to “taking a hammer” to the model, and not surprisingly, most models perform much worse when one variable is eliminated.
    CAN AN A.I. ALGORITHM HELP END UNFAIR LENDING? THIS COMPANY SAYS YESJEREMY KAHNOCTOBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
    It can’t be used as a hammer against a new pathogen like the coronavirus which we’re still trying to understand.
    THE MYTH—AND DANGER—OF COVID HERD IMMUNITYSY MUKHERJEEOCTOBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
    On these days all it takes is a spark from a downed power line, or a hammer hitting a metal stake.
    NEW MAPS SHOW HOW CLIMATE CHANGE IS MAKING CALIFORNIA’S “FIRE WEATHER” WORSEBY AL SHAW AND ELIZABETH WEILOCTOBER 14, 2020PROPUBLICA
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