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Another word for flail

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Verb
  1. To swing about or strike at wildly

      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. To beat the stems and husks of (grain or cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains or seeds from the straw.
      2. To separate (grains or seeds) in this manner.
      3. To discuss or examine (an issue, for example) repeatedly.
      1. To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
      2. To strike violently; batter:
      3. To swing or strike in a manner suggesting the action of a flail:
  2. To beat (plants) with a machine or by hand to separate the grain from the straw

      1. To beat the stems and husks of (grain or cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains or seeds from the straw.
      2. To separate (grains or seeds) in this manner.
      3. To discuss or examine (an issue, for example) repeatedly.
      1. To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
      2. To strike violently; batter:
      3. To swing or strike in a manner suggesting the action of a flail:

Another word for flail

Verb
      1. To move back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above.
      2. To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm:
      3. To move laterally or in a curve:
      1. To strike repeatedly.
      2. To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse; batter.
      3. To punish by hitting or whipping; flog.
      1. To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
      2. To strike violently; batter:
      3. To swing or strike in a manner suggesting the action of a flail: