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verb as in strike forcefully

verb as in create

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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.

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.

The group, often armed with guns and other weapons such as hammers and baseball bats, regularly rallies on the grounds of the Minnesota Capitol.

There were rules and if someone was acting up in the chat you dropped the hammer.

From Digiday

Papagelis joined forces in Hammer’s Lot with Ken Johnson — “Pinto Ron” — in 1992.

Next, the GOP should hammer away at how our roads, bridges, and tunnels are crumbling, and push for an infrastructure initiative.

If we enter with hammer in hand, we may leave with merely dust and rubble on our faces.

In this way, certain cognitive mechanisms can act like a hammer too eager for nails.

The phrase means, “the nail that sticks out always gets hit by a hammer.”

Another surveillance video, showing the perpetrator with hammer in hand, is here.

The noise of the hammer is always in his ears, and his eye is upon the pattern of the vessel he maketh.

With a hammer the boy knocked off some of the slats of the small box in which Squinty had made his journey.

I suppose the hammer falls back more slowly from the string, and that makes the tone sing longer.

He was ready to drop when he reached it, and his heart beat like a hammer against his ribs.

And then the Monitor's deafening hammer sounded again, and after that, silence.


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On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hammer, such as: batter, clobber, defeat, drub, knock, and pound.

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