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synonyms for lashing

  • beating
  • floundering
  • hitting
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How to use lashing in a sentence

I quickly learned I hated working in hair salons, but then I saw this lash company was hiring and that’s where my lashing career began.
FROM HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM TO SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS OWNER — THIS IS HOW SHE DID ITKIMBERLY WILSONDECEMBER 8, 2021ESSENCE.COM
In South Asia, Bangladesh and India are subject to particularly brutal lashings.
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Finish by lashing together the loose tips of each shoe with another modified tripod lashing.
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This motion consists almost wholly in apparently purposeless lashing and coiling movements, and continues for many hours.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Sometimes to this punishment was added a lashing as he moved painfully along.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Lashing their ponies to desperate speed, they rode safely away before the Pawnees recovered from their bewilderment.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
Quick as lightning he wound himself round a branch, lashing out with his tail in all directions.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
Whooping, and lashing furiously with their heavy riding quirts, they gradually forced the ponies toward the east.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
Ready remained on deck, lashing the heads of the spars, and fixing his tackles ready for the morrow.
MASTERMAN READYCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
A battery galloped up, the drivers lashing the horses, the cannoneers sitting stolidly on the limbers with their arms folded.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
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WORDS RELATED TO LASHING

  • annihilation
  • bashing
  • defeat
  • drubbing
  • flogging
  • lashing
  • thrashing
  • whipping
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.