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


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  • But Canada, I am told, is proud of her authors and proud of her poets, though on more than one occasion,. after bringing out a book, I stopped to wonder why pride should so express itself in wallops where it hurts most, but we now have a Canadian Authors Association and some magazines of our own, and an effort is being made to keep the Canadian author at home and not send himself across the line to luxuriate in the abysmal rootlessness of the expatriate.

    The Interpreters of Canada

  • Overall though, Moneyball is more melodramatic than one might expect from the pen of Sorkin who massaged an earlier draft by Steven Zaillian, gooier in the middle and coshing the audience with emotional wallops.

    Moneyball – review

  • Bottom 4th: Young wallops one big time to right field and it's gone.

    St Louis Cardinals 16, Texas Rangers 7 - as it happened

  • It will be your strong comfort and bearer of courage, or the torturing voice that wallops the stuffing out of empirically sponsored indifference.

    Lonni Collins Pratt: The Sacred Power Of Hope

  • The Speaker said she has agreed to the new travel plan so that lawmakers can get back to Washington before much of the expected storm wallops the nation's capital.

    DC snowstorm chills Pelosi's global warming trip

  • Because it hits taxpayers with heavy deductions, the AMT wallops in particular the upper-middle-class suburbs in high-tax states like New Jersey, Connecticut, Illinois and California.

    The Buffett Alternative Tax

  • An 'in the twentieth we stood in the middle of the ring an' exchanged wallops even.


  • Twente are on the attack, but suddenly Spurs launch the ball long for Van der Vaart, who romps down the inside-left channel and, just before Wisgerhof comes across to close him down, wallops a dipping shot towards the top-left corner.

    Tottenham Hotspur v FC Twente – as it happened

  • Last winter's record wallops of heavy snow had many in the mid-Atlantic wondering what happened to global warming.

    Arctic sea ice loss linked to severe U.S. winters

  • (And seems still: our colleague George F. Will wallops the president on this subject in our pages this week.)

    Criticism in an Age of Disproportion


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