Thesaurus / whack


So, on the one hand, it’s like they’re playing whack-a-mole with extremists without necessarily being willing to change the design of the social network that’s built to elevate extremism.THE MEMBER OF CONGRESS WHO’S TRYING TO STOP QANONREBECCA HEILWEILOCTOBER 9, 2020VOX
Yet the county still prohibits the sale of cannabis, meaning deputies are constantly engaged in a game of whack-a-mole with illegal shops.DEMS WANT CONTROL OF THE COUNTY – HERE’S WHAT THEY SAY THEY’D DO WITH ITJESSE MARXOCTOBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Telepath’s name policy is meant to make sure the content moderation team can fully focus on spotting abuse rather than playing whack-a-mole with burner accounts.A NEW SOCIAL-MEDIA PLATFORM WANTS TO ENFORCE “KINDNESS.” CAN THAT EVER WORK?TANYA BASUOCTOBER 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
A nicer environment could reset to normal the stress responses that had been thrown out of whack by early-life trauma, these studies showed.PUBERTY MAY REBOOT THE BRAIN AND BEHAVIORSESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
CFOs overwhelmingly think the valuation for stocks is out of whack, with 84% of respondents describing equities as overvalued.HURRICANE LAURA AND THE FED PACK A ONE-TWO PUNCH, PUSHING GLOBAL STOCKS LOWERBERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
If the regulation of these systems gets out of whack, the scales can tilt toward thromboinflammation, in which severe inflammation leads to excessive clotting.PREVENTING DANGEROUS BLOOD CLOTS FROM COVID-19 IS PROVING TRICKYAIMEE CUNNINGHAMJUNE 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The problem with meetings is that the proportion of good use of time and bad use of time is out of whack.HOW TO MAKE MEETINGS LESS TERRIBLE (EP. 389 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 28, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Queeker brought the handle of his riding-whip whack down on the flank of his astonished horse, and flew at the fence.THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
When I'd read about a half a minute, he fetched the book a whack with his hand and knocked it across the house.ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
No; I take en whack de bill in two, en give half un it to you, en de yuther half to de yuther woman.ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)


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