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slashes

verb
present tense third-person singular of slash

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife)
  • the tire appears to have been deliberately slashed

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2 to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible
  • wildly slashing the ground with his club and never once hitting the golf ball he was aiming at

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slashes

noun
plural of slash

Synonyms of slashes (Entry 2 of 2)

a long deep cut
  • made a slash in the fabric with a knife

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“Slashes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slashes. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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