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be- + thwack
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8 Obscure Words for Hitting and Fighting
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“Bethwack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bethwack. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.
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