Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pound.
  • adjective slang Inebriated.

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Examples

  • The word pounded in his chest like fierce drumbeats, and I believe he heard me listening that closely, because suddenly, as his mouth spoke on, his eyes snapped around to mine and, like the sound of a gunshot, the pounding ceased, to be replaced by a feeling of uncertainty.

    Good Fortune

  • The word pounded in his chest like fierce drumbeats, and I believe he heard me listening that closely, because suddenly, as his mouth spoke on, his eyes snapped around to mine and, like the sound of a gunshot, the pounding ceased, to be replaced by a feeling of uncertainty.

    Good Fortune

  • The word pounded in his chest like fierce drumbeats, and I believe he heard me listening that closely, because suddenly, as his mouth spoke on, his eyes snapped around to mine and, like the sound of a gunshot, the pounding ceased, to be replaced by a feeling of uncertainty.

    Good Fortune

  • The word pounded in his chest like fierce drumbeats, and I believe he heard me listening that closely, because suddenly, as his mouth spoke on, his eyes snapped around to mine and, like the sound of a gunshot, the pounding ceased, to be replaced by a feeling of uncertainty.

    Good Fortune

  • Her name pounded beneath his injuries like a steel hammer.

    MEMORY’S EMBRACE

  • Her name pounded beneath his injuries like a steel hammer.

    MEMORY’S EMBRACE

  • Officials said up to 31.5 inches of rain pounded Vietnam in a few days, forcing 126,000 people from their homes.

    Photos of the Day: Oct. 18

  • Neither offense could do much more while the rain pounded the ground.

    USATODAY.com

  • The cold sleet-like rain pounded mercilessly down on the fools who congregated under open skies.

    An MSG O.A.R. Travelogue 1

  • That attitude changed for most people around ten o'clock Tuesday night as the wind began to howl and sheets of rain pounded against the windows.

    Cindy

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