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Another word for lick

  1. To punish with blows or lashes

  2. To win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

  1. A sudden sharp, powerful stroke

      1. A smooth viscous mixture, as of flour and water or of starch and water, that is used as an adhesive for joining light materials, such as paper and cloth.
      2. The moist clay or clay mixture used in making porcelain or pottery.
      3. A smooth dough of water, flour, and butter or other shortening, used in making pastry.
      1. The head.
      2. A blow, especially on the head.
      3. The human nose.
      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
      1. To beat forcefully; thrash.
      2. To strike with a hard blow:
      3. To defeat thoroughly.
      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To hit or strike.
      2. A blow; a punch.
      1. To strike or punch.
      2. A blow or punch.
      1. To strike with a heavy, crushing blow:
      2. To beat or assault severely:
      3. To criticize (another) harshly, accusatorially, and threateningly:
      1. To strike with a heavy blow.
      2. To defeat soundly; thrash.
      3. A heavy blow; a sharp thud.
      1. A forceful, resounding blow.
      2. The sound of such a blow.
      3. To strike or crash into with resounding impact.
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To kill deliberately; murder.
      3. To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
      1. A strip, as of leather or other material, stitched into a shoe between the sole and the upper.
      2. A tape or covered cord sewn into a seam as reinforcement or trimming.
      3. A ridge or bump on the skin caused by a lash or blow or sometimes by an allergic reaction.
      1. To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
      2. A hard blow with a flat object; a whack.
      1. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
      2. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
      3. A sharp blow or hit.
      1. A short stocking reaching a point between the ankle and the knee.
      2. A windsock.
      3. A light shoe worn by comic actors in ancient Greek and Roman plays.
      1. A round bullet larger than buckshot.
      2. A shot of liquor.
      3. An amount of liquid, especially liquor, that is swallowed in one gulp; a swig.
      1. A unit of weight equal to 16 ounces (453.592 grams).
      2. A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces (373.242 grams).
      3. A unit of weight differing in various countries and times.
      1. To come into contact with forcefully; strike:
      2. To cause to come into contact:
      3. To deal a blow to:
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
      1. A piece of cloth, especially a baby's diaper.
      1. A sudden hard stroke or hit, as with the fist or an object.
      2. An unexpected shock or calamity.
      3. An unexpected attack; an assault.
      1. A sudden loud noise, as of an explosion.
      2. A sudden loud blow or bump.
      3. A sudden burst of action:

Another word for lick

  1. To pass the tongue over

  2. To play over; said of flames

  3. *To beat

      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:
      1. To make neat or tidy by clipping, smoothing, or pruning:
      2. To remove the excess or unwanted parts from:
      3. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
      1. To strike with a strap or rod; lash:
      2. To afflict, castigate, or reprove severely:
      3. To strike or affect in a manner similar to whipping or lashing:
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  4. *To defeat

      1. To prevent (someone) from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; thwart:
      2. To cause feelings of discouragement, annoyance, or lack of fulfillment in:
      3. To prevent from coming to fruition or fulfillment; render ineffectual:
      1. To defeat or conquer in battle; subjugate.
      2. To defeat in a contest, conflict, or competition.
      3. To overcome or subdue (an emotion, for example); suppress:
      1. To defeat (another) in competition or conflict:
      2. To deal with successfully; prevail over; surmount:
      3. To overpower, as with emotion; affect deeply:
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