lapped 1 of 2

past tense of lap
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as in washed
to flow along or against the waves gently lapped the sandy shore

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as in rippled
to move with a splashing motion a stiff breeze that was causing the lake waters to lap against the hull with some force

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lapped

2 of 2

verb (2)

past tense of lap

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“Lapped.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lapped. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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