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noun as in ache

noun as in concussion

noun as in thud

noun as in whipping

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Example Sentences

Throw a little vanilla or ginger ice cream in with it, or serve the pears over a slice of pound cake, the syrup soaking into the crumb.

Come to beautiful San Quentin, California, to lose those unwanted pounds in a highly supervised, temptation-free environment.

Pound for pound, Apple says it has the highest CPU performance per watt, and the four efficiency cores alone match the performance of a dual-core MacBook Air while using much less power.

If the chicken is smaller or larger, reduce or add about 10 minutes per pound, 5 minutes per half pound.

As that baby packs on the pounds, its body temperature rises.

“Sometimes elevating the heart rate will cause additional pounding in your head,” says Crandall.

With his Special Forces background and impressive credentials, Pounding “had general written all over him,” the officer said.

The officer who served with Pounding said that when he first met him, “he was well-respected and he was on a meteoric rise.”

Pounding is charged with one count each of assault, adultery, and conduct unbecoming an officer.

Over the course of their affair, the woman alleges that Pounding never mentioned that he was HIV-positive.

Both sides settled down to steady hard pounding, and it remained to be seen which would pound the hardest and the longest.

It must be bad if I can't control the trembling of my hands, the pounding of the blood at my temples.

Clip began on the meat, and while he was eating the pounding of a motor reached their ears.

In some part the rock, when pulverized by the pounding to which it is subjected, has dissolved in the water.

He could see its little heart pounding in its chest, and the pumping bellows of the pink lungs that surrounded it.


On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pounding, such as: anguish, misery, pang, soreness, spasm, and twinge.

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