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beating

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of beating

  1. 1 a rhythmic expanding and contracting he wears a pacemaker to help maintain a regular beating of his heart Synonyms of beating beat, pulsation, palpitation, pulse, throbWords Related to beating fluctuation, oscillation, vibration; quiver, tremble, tremor

  2. 2 failure to win a contest took a beating and ended up in second place Synonyms of beating defeat, drubbing, licking, loss, lump, overthrow, plastering, rout, shellacking, trimming, trouncing, whippingWords Related to beating collapse, debacle (also débâcle), failure, fiasco, fizzle, flop, nonsuccess, setback, upset; lurch, shutout, washout, whitewashNear Antonyms of beating accomplishment, achievement; blowout, cakewalk, landslide, romp, runaway, sweep, walkaway, walkoverAntonyms of beating success, triumph, victory, win



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