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beat

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depleted in strength, energy, or freshness
  • Can we pick this up tomorrow, because I'm beat?
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worn to a frazzle

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beat

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2 a rhythmic expanding and contracting
  • a single beat of the heart
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3 the recurrent pattern formed by a series of sounds having a regular rise and fall in intensity
  • moved to the beat of the music
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4 a very small space of time
  • Within a beat he was on the phone complaining about an error in his bill.
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beat

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2 to achieve a victory over
  • She always beats everyone at checkers, but she's not as good at chess.
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get the better of, knock for a loop

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3 to be greater, better, or stronger than
  • This new animated feature sure beats everything else that's ever been done in animation.
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go one better, run circles around (or run rings around)

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4 to expand and contract in a rhythmic manner
  • The patient's heart beats roughly 60 times per minute.
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5 to move or cause to move with a striking motion
  • The bird's wings beat strongly as it soared in the air.
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7 to shape with a hammer
  • Medieval artisans beat iron into exquisite swords.
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8 to shine with a bright harsh light
  • The tropical sun beat down on our heads without mercy.
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9 to strike or cause to strike lightly and usually rhythmically
  • beat the drum in a marching rhythm
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10 to throw into a state of mental uncertainty
  • It beats me how that slipup happened.
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blow one's mind, go to one's head

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11 to avoid having to comply with (something) especially through cleverness
  • He spends all of his time trying to beat the system.
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12 to reduce to fine particles
  • Years of pounding had beaten the pebbles to a fine dust.
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13 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • The screenwriter has filed a lawsuit, accusing the production company of beating him out of his share of the film's net profits.
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sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners


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