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  • nounbeating
  • noundefeat

synonyms for thrashing

  • annihilation
  • drubbing
  • lashing
  • rout
  • trouncing
  • whipping
  • bashing
  • defeat
  • flogging
  • hiding
  • shellacking
  • slaughter
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Lawrence is coming off 403 passing yards and two touchdowns without an interception during a thrashing of Pittsburgh last week, 52-17, while not playing the entire game with the Tigers firmly in control after the first quarter.
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I have shown your account of your thrashing by steam, and Sir John Sinclair and Mr. —— very highly approve it.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
He seems to think you ought to advertise your steam-engines for thrashing; indeed, I think so too.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
One of his small engines, which had been at work in a mine, was sent as a thrashing engine to Padstow.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The thrashing machine engine is ready for you, and shall be sent up immediately.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
To prevent the old disputes in collecting his corn tithes, he had at work one of Captain Trevithick's steam thrashing machines.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
In the meantime please to forward the thrashing engines to Cornwall as quickly as possible.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The shots had summoned the other two men who were thrashing about in a vain attempt to find the cause of the shooting.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
“The idea of buying off a thrashing from a big bully,” he exclaimed, stamping with his feet in very vexation.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
Kieran listened too, but now he did not hear any rustlings except the high thrashing of the branches.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
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