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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pound.
  • adj. Inebriated.


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  • 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.

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


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

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

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

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  • 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.


  • Then Monday, Williams again pounded the Yankees 'biggest hit of the game, blasting a 3-2 pitch from Sele over the wall after he had fallen behind in the count 0-2. - Williams is Yankees' new Mr. October

  • With that, he again pounded on the ground with his stick, and looked fearfully angry.

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  • 20080606 Farm Welbekend nearby Bronkhorstspruit again pounded by six armed men, rancher kidnapped htt!

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  • My friend Tiny gave a sermon while the rain pounded the tin roof, they all sang “Leah’s a golly good lady” and we toasted with grape Fanta.

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