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slaps

verb
present tense third-person singular of slap

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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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slaps

noun
plural of slap

Synonyms & Antonyms of slaps (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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“Slaps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slaps. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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