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Noun
An act of being physically or figuratively beaten
“After a series of personal failures, the constant hammering of self-doubt left him utterly defeated.”
Noun
A comprehensive defeat in a competitive situation
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“The women's team experienced a hammering at the hands of their archrivals.”
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The act or sensation of throbbing
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A forceful collision of two things
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A sound caused by a blow, typically sudden and short
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An unexpected result or situation, typically a win in a sporting match
Adjective
Falling or raining down with force or in great amounts
Adjective
Intensely rhythmic or strong, causing loud noise or vibrations
Verb
Present participle for 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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Present participle for to form or forge with a hammer
“A skilled person can hammer the iron into almost any desired shape.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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) Present participle for 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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Present participle for to beat or throb in a rhythmic manner
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Present participle for to apply great and continuous effort
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Present participle for to make or shape by cutting a hard material such as wood
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Present participle for to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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(basketball) Present participle for to put the ball directly downward through the hoop
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Present participle for to affix or impress a pattern or mark on a surface, object, document, or figuratively in one's mind
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