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Italy got through with a perfect record, and went on to spank West Germany in the final at the Bernabeu in Madrid.

“There’s this huge wave of people who are brand spanking new to this situation,” said Sebastian Martinez of Chula Vista-based Community Through Hope.

Over the years, I’d become acutely sensitive to the quality of this thumping, from the hollow slap of summer rills spanking the sand to the bunker-busting thunder of midwinter monsters.

Both officers repeatedly advised the mother to “beat” or “spank” the child at home.

In the morning I met Mr. Spank waiting for me at the entrance, and very desirous to see me.

She did not see, comin' up over the horizon, and gittin' nearer every day, the stern and horrid Spank!

Just the night before the day of the Spank, Marthy had begun to teach her her religious education.

Thou hast swindled the money thyself, foul Spank; I know thee, though thou art new to me.

By dint of diligent bailing they had forced their crazy dory, towed by the equally crazy “Spank Me Again,” to carry them home.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spank, such as: chastise, clobber, flog, smack, thrash, and belt.

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