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Noun
A tool with a heavy metal head mounted at right angles at the end of a handle
“If you just start banging on it with a hammer, you'll probably damage the surrounding tiles.”
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An act of putting the ball forcefully downward through the hoop
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(anatomy) The small hammer-shaped bone of the middle ear
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A punishment imposed for breaking a law, rule, or contract
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A relatively hard hit or strike
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Verb
To hit, strike or knock something forcefully
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“In shirtsleeves, hunched against the wind, I hammer repeatedly on the neighbor's back door.”
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To form or forge with a hammer
“A skilled person can hammer the iron into almost any desired shape.”
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To inculcate or impress something forcefully or repeatedly
Hammer it into him that he must remember he can do nothing without party support.”
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To attack or criticize forcefully and relentlessly
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“Health professionals are mobilizing to condemn the government and hammer the ineffectual minister.”
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To utterly defeat in a game or contest
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“Everybody knew the pros were going to hammer the amateurs anyway.”
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(hammer away) To persevere with a task or endeavor
“The opposition continued to hammer away with allegations of corruption despite a clear lack of support.”
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To beat or throb in a rhythmic manner
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To apply great and continuous effort
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To make or shape by cutting a hard material such as wood
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To move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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(basketball) To put the ball directly downward through the hoop
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To affix or impress a pattern or mark on a surface, object, document, or figuratively in one's mind
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