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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of thwack.

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Examples

  • He had to commit everything to that, but he made the full commitment, and the sword thwacked home against Ledales torso with an impact that made him grunt in pain.

    Exile's Valor

  • The recent nose dive in crude-oil prices could provide some much-desired relief to shipping companies, airlines and other industries thwacked this year by soaring energy costs, but it will likely take longer to see an impact on their customers' wallets.

    What's News—

  • How about video of the owie he suffered when he thwacked his head on the backboard on an alley-oop late in the Los Angeles Clippers' 98-90 victory over Minnesota?

    Blake Griffin smacks his head on the backboard

  • The violence is smashed home, in stylised fashion: in their Henry VI sequence – "Rose Rage" – cabbages were crunched by axes when heads were severed; here punchbags are thwacked when soldiers attack, and buckets of red liquid sloshed around as men are gashed to death.

    She Stoops to Conquer; Henry V, The Winter's Tale – review

  • Frankly, I'm tired of getting thwacked, but it's hard to break out of the machine.

    Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.: Just Say No to...Vitamins?

  • They get thwacked by a viral headline and immediately push the panic button.

    Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.: Just Say No to...Vitamins?

  • I focused on the little silver ball, ricocheting off the nearest lever, getting thwacked from one end of the machine to the next.

    Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.: Just Say No to...Vitamins?

  • Currently, All-Star center Dwight Howard is alleged to be on the outs in Orlando, and while Howard is a gifted player, the nonstop speculation on his next destination the Lakers? the Bulls? the Nets? is about as interesting as being repeatedly thwacked across the forehead with a sea bass.

    Some Lin-iment for the NBA

  • Paul is one of the stars of King Of Christmas Lights Mon, 9pm, Channel 4, a Cutting Edge documentary so joyous and funny, it should be replayed year after year just like Margo cancelling Christmas on The Good Life or Bill Murray being thwacked by a toaster in Scrooged.

    King Of Christmas Lights: Grace Dent's TV OD

  • The recent nose dive in crude-oil prices could provide some much-desired relief for shipping companies, airlines and other industries thwacked this year by soaring energy costs, but it will likely take longer to see an impact on their customers' wallets.

    Shippers May Be Slow to Deliver Fuel-Price Relief

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