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Another word for slam

  1. To strike, set down, or close in such a way as to make a loud noise

      1. To strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow
      2. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      3. (Slang) To murder (a person), often, specif., for pay
      1. To cause (a car, airplane, etc.) to crash
      2. To break or dash into pieces; smash; shatter
      3. (Informal) To get into (a party, theater, etc.) without an invitation, ticket, etc.
      1. To strike the palms of the hands together with a sudden explosive sound, as in applauding.
      2. To strike (the hands) together with an abrupt, loud sound, usually repeatedly:
      3. To strike together with a sharp sound, as one hard surface on another:
      1. Hard, noisily, and suddenly
      2. Suddenly; abruptly:
      3. Exactly; precisely:
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  2. To deliver a powerful blow to suddenly and sharply

      1. To cover with pasted material
      2. To cover with something by using paste:
      3. (Slang) To hit; punch
      1. To straighten (tightly curled hair) usually by chemical means.
      2. To fall asleep, especially suddenly or heavily:
      3. To hit, especially on the head.
      1. To equip, support, or attach with a belt:
      2. (Slang) To strike forcefully; hit.
      3. To strike with a belt
      1. To strike with a hard blow:
      2. To move in a heavy or clumsy manner.
      3. To move along in a rapid, reckless, awkward way
      1. To enunciate with clarity and precision:
      2. (Sports) To hit or kick (the ball) in a certain direction.
      3. (Informal) To hit or punch with a quick, sharp blow
      1. (Slang) To walk, esp. in an easy but strutting way
      2. To dance to this music, or indeed any sort of popular music with a strong beat.
      3. To hit or strike.
      1. To strike or punch.
      2. To strike; hit
      1. To defeat soundly; thrash.
      2. To strike with a heavy blow.
      3. To hit, strike, beat, etc.
      1. To collide or strike with great force.
      2. To strike or crash into with resounding impact.
      3. To strike, explode, etc. loudly
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow
      3. (Slang) To murder (a person), often, specif., for pay
      1. To strike with something flat; whack
      2. To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
      1. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
      2. To hit with a quick, sharp blow
      3. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
      1. To come upon; arrive at
      2. To hook (a fish that has risen to the bait) by a pull on the line
      3. To remove or separate suddenly, as with a blow:
      1. To deliver a blow.
      2. To hit or strike with force, esp. with the fist
      3. To hit or strike forcefully; punch.
      1. To affect sharply with great feeling:
      2. To inspire strong and sudden love or devotion
      3. To afflict:
      1. To strike with a heavy blow or impact:
      2. (--- Sports) To hit (a ball, puck, or shuttlecock) in a forceful overhand stroke.
      3. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
      1. To wait for or obtain a ride to work by standing at a roadside hoping to be picked up by a driver who needs another passenger to use the HOV lanes of a highway.
      2. (Printing) To insert (a slug) between lines
      3. (Informal) To drink rapidly or in large gulps:
      1. To make (one's way) with great effort; plod
      2. To walk or progress with a slow heavy pace; plod:
      3. To work diligently for long hours:
      1. (Baseball) To hit a short high fly ball, especially one that can be caught by an infielder:
      2. With or like a pop
      3. To cause to pop
      1. To affect in a specified way by striking hard:
      2. To produce by hitting or striking:
      3. To hit; strike
      1. To attack:
      2. (Baseball) To execute (a base hit) successfully:
      3. To go to; visit
      1. (Informal) To strike, as with the hand
      2. (Informal) To hit (a ball) hard
      3. To hit, especially with the fist.
      1. To capture or seize, especially after a chase:
      2. To hold up; delay:
      3. To reach just in time; get so as to be carried by:
      1. To strike with a heavy, crushing blow:
      2. To strike with a violent blow; smash (in)
      3. To attack or abuse, as with blows or with words
  3. To criticize harshly and devastatingly

      1. To be or become very hot
      2. (Metallurgy) To heat (ores) in a furnace in order to dehydrate, purify, or oxidize before smelting.
      3. To cook (something) with little or no moisture, as in an oven, over an open fire, or in hot embers
      1. To reduce or curtail drastically:
      2. To whip viciously; lash; scourge
      3. (Sports) To hit or propel (a ball, for instance) forcefully in a straight line.
      1. To subject to a legal obligation, such as a fine or court order:
      2. To impose (a legal obligation) on someone:
      3. To impose (a fine, etc.) on a person, business, etc.
      1. To punish, chastise, or afflict severely
      2. To afflict with severe or widespread suffering and devastation; ravage.
      3. To whip or flog
      1. To record or add (points) to one's score
      2. (Sports & Games) To achieve or gain in a game or contest:
      3. (Music, Dancing) To orchestrate, arrange, or write out in a score
      1. To destroy (land and buildings) by fire or military action so as to leave nothing salvageable to an enemy army.
      2. To become scorched or singed.
      3. To go or move at a very fast, often excessively fast rate.
      1. To wither; sear
      2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) To injure
      3. To harm or injure, especially by fire.
      1. To frighten
      2. To create a design on (the skin) by means of shallow cuts that are sometimes rubbed with a colorant or irritant to enhance the resulting scar tissue.
      3. (Botany) To slit or soften the outer coat of (seeds) in order to speed germination.
      1. To drive or goad; sting:
      2. To swing or move quickly or angrily; switch
      3. To move quickly or violently; switch
      1. To strip off the skin or outer covering of.
      2. To strip of money or goods; fleece.
      3. To whip or lash.
      1. To censure strongly; denounce:
      2. To criticize (something) harshly:
      3. To tear, scrape, or wear off (the skin).
      1. To defeat soundly in a fight, contest, etc.
      2. To beat as with a stick or club; cudgel; thrash
      3. To beat the ground; stamp.
      1. To cause blisters to form on
      2. To break out in or as if in blisters.
      3. To lash with words
  1. A forceful movement causing a loud noise

      1. A forceful, resounding blow.
      2. The sound of such a blow.
      3. A heavy blow, impact, etc.
      1. A hard, heavy hit or blow; specif., a hard overhand stroke, as in tennis, that is difficult to return
      2. A violent breaking of something or the noise made by such breaking:
      3. A heavy blow or collision:
      1. A sudden loud noise, as of an object breaking:
      2. A sudden failure of a program or operating system, usually without serious consequences.
      3. (Computers) A sudden failure of a hard drive caused by damaging contact between the head and the storage surface, often resulting in the loss of data on the drive.
      1. (--- Informal) A display of enthusiasm or vigor
      2. A fringe of hair cut short and straight across the forehead.
      3. (Informal) A sudden burst of action:
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Another word for slam

  1. To throw with a slam

      1. To cause to move with great force or violence:
      2. To move with force or violence; rush
      3. To throw something with force.
      1. To put abruptly or violently
      2. To move (one's arms, legs, head, etc.) suddenly or impulsively
      3. To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
      1. To beat so as to produce a thump or thumps:
      2. To move or cause to strike with a thump or thumps:
      3. To move or collide with a thump or thumps:
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  2. To shut with a slam

      1. To apply pressure against (something), especially for the purpose of moving it:
      2. To thrust, shove, or drive (up, down, in, out, etc.)
      3. To move by being pushed
      1. To move noisily or so as to cause damage:
      2. (Informal) To get into (a party, theater, etc.) without an invitation, ticket, etc.
      3. To move or go with such a noise
      1. Exactly; precisely:
      2. Suddenly; abruptly:
      3. Hard, noisily, and suddenly
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