Synonyms and Antonyms of battering
- children battered the piñata until it broke open
bashing, basting, batting, beating, belaboring, belting, birching, bludgeoning, buffeting, bunging up, clubbing, currying, doing, drubbing, fibbing [British], flogging, hammering, hiding, lacing, lambasting, lashing, lathering, licking, mauling, messing (up), paddling, pelting, pommeling (or pommelling), pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), punching out, roughing (up), slating, slogging, switching, tanning, thrashing, threshing, thumping, tromping, walloping, whaling, whipping, whopping (or whapping), whupping, working over
assailing, assaulting, attacking, besetting, boxing, busting, chopping, clobbering, clouting, cracking, cudgeling (or cudgelling), cuffing, descending (on or upon), hitting, jumping (on), knocking, lamming, laying on, pasting, pouncing (on or upon), punching, raiding, rushing, slamming, slapping, smacking, smashing, socking, spanking, storming, swatting, swiping, thwacking, whacking, whamming, whomping
- planes battered the city for weeks
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