Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of whip.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of whip.

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Examples

  • Working with a simple but disturbing premise, the filmmakers build tension masterfully, creating an oppressive atmosphere that vanishes as soon as the villain whips out his instruments of torture.

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  • Throw in Irish whips, high-flying moves off the top rope, strikes and ground attacks, and the fighting is actually quite deep.

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  • There are even party officials - "whips" - whose entire position is to facilitate the application of those carrots and sticks.

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  • I was already seeing us women in a whirling estrogen maelstrom, Perils of Pauline – like, greenbacks flying madly about our heads as though in a wind tunnel — I pictured us like in that scene in Thelma and Louise, where the money whips from a tearful Geena Davis’s hands right out the car window.

    Cheap Thrills

  • Is this because for some bicycles are known as whips?

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  • Labour whips are therefore in a state of abject panic at the thought of this going public but the whiffs of smoke are already airborne, they are chasing phantoms with butterfly nets.

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  • My masters of Saint Alban’s, have you not beadles in your town, and things called whips?

    Act II. Scene I. The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth

  • Contained the passage "There are things called whips in store," spoken by Hamlet; 4.

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  • The lollipops 'design recalls whips, collars and other adult toys.

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  • My masters of Saint Alban's, have you not beadles in your town, and things called whips?

    The Second Part of King Henry VI

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