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adjective as in thrashing

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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.

In South Asia, Bangladesh and India are subject to particularly brutal lashings.

From Ozy

Finish by lashing together the loose tips of each shoe with another modified tripod lashing.

After the release of the trailer for the special last week, TLC received a requisite and perhaps well-deserved tongue-lashing.

Bound together by mutual distrust, both sides end up lashing themselves to the mast of rigid law.

So much of the fear the media tries to stoke in me is fear of the oppressed underdog lashing out.

Putin is cornered, according to Saakashvili, which is why he is lashing out.

Or he could have been a coward, lashing out at me for some online slight.

This motion consists almost wholly in apparently purposeless lashing and coiling movements, and continues for many hours.

Sometimes to this punishment was added a lashing as he moved painfully along.

Lashing their ponies to desperate speed, they rode safely away before the Pawnees recovered from their bewilderment.

Quick as lightning he wound himself round a branch, lashing out with his tail in all directions.

Whooping, and lashing furiously with their heavy riding quirts, they gradually forced the ponies toward the east.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lashing, such as: beating, floundering, and hitting.

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