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synonyms for slap

  • blip
  • blow
  • pat
  • punch
  • whack
  • bang
  • bash
  • box
  • buffet
  • bust
  • chop
  • clap
  • clout
  • crack
  • cuff
  • percuss
  • poke
  • slam
  • smack
  • sock
  • spank
  • strike
  • swat
  • wallop
  • wham
  • potch
See also synonyms for: slapped / slapping
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After reading the news on her phone, Allen was afraid to speak, smarting from what felt as visceral as a slap to the face.
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The change can be as simple as slapping a second mask over the one you already wear, or better yet, donning a fabric mask on top of a surgical mask.
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The ProGrip for MagSafe attaches to your phone magnetically, so when you want to slap it on a MagSafe charger, you simply pop off the PopSocket completely.
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Of course, those models have much more complex audio components inside and can cost thousands of dollars, so it’s probably best not to slap them on for a run around the neighborhood.
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Now that users have been formally invited to slap Microsoft Flight Simulator onto their faces, I must strongly urge users not to do so—or at least heavily temper their expectations.
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So when a Progreso police officer stopped him on April 8 for violating state orders, Shawn assumed he’d get a slap on the wrist.
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The early returns suggest that slapping them together may not be as smart as it first seemed.
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Facebook was slapped with a big antitrust lawsuit on Wednesday detailing the company’s aggressive behavior that squashed competition.
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It allows you to slap your phone onto the charger like you would with an Apple Watch—you just have to get it close and then it snaps into place.
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“It’s a slap in the face to women,” says Soraya Chemaly, activist, writer and director of Women’s Media Center.
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