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slap

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • she was so mad that she wanted to slap him right across the face

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2 to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in
  • tired of jokes that slap people of faith

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slap

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of slap (Entry 2 of 2)

2 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings
  • that comment is a slap to anyone who has ever served in the military

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The first known use of slap was in the 14th century

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“Slap.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slap. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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