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synonyms for shellacking

  • defeat
  • drubbing
  • slaughter
  • whipping
  • annihilation
  • bashing
  • rout
  • trouncing
See also synonyms for: shellackings
  • beating
  • breakdown
  • collapse
  • crash
  • defeat
  • devastation
  • disaster
  • downfall
  • drubbing
  • failure
  • fiasco
  • reversal
  • rout
  • wreck
  • crack-up
  • dissolution
  • havoc
  • licking
  • overthrow
  • ruin
  • ruination
  • smash
  • trouncing
  • washout
  • blue ruin
  • defeasance
  • smash-up
  • vanquishment

antonyms for shellacking

MOST RELEVANT
  • triumph
  • victory
  • win
  • accomplishment
  • attainment
  • blessing
  • creation
  • miracle
  • rise
  • success
  • triumph
  • victory
  • win
  • wonder
  • construction
  • boon
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      How to use shellacking in a sentence

      Hardly a shellacking, but it is an example of the way Arizona is trending after years of GOP dominance.
      ARIZONA REPUBLICANS’ RESPONSE TO LOSSES IN NOVEMBER: DIG IN ON TRUMPISM.EUGENE SCOTTFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      By repeated oiling and shellacking one produces a French polish that is very durable and elastic.
      HUNTING WITH THE BOW AND ARROWSAXTON POPE
      On no account finally connect up the battery to a circuit when shellacking the wire.
      ELECTRIC GAS LIGHTINGNORMAN H. SCHNEIDER
      Some days should be allowed for the water to evaporate before shellacking.
      WOODWORKING FOR BEGINNERSCHARLES GARDNER WHEELER
      Shellacking of covers has been advocated by some librarians, but it is doubtful if it pays.
      LIBRARY BOOKBINDINGARTHUR LOW BAILEY
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      WORDS RELATED TO SHELLACKING

      • annihilation
      • bashing
      • defeat
      • drubbing
      • rout
      • shellacking
      • slaughter
      • trouncing
      • whipping
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