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slug

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slug

noun (2)

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2 the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
  • knocked back another slug of whiskey

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slug

verb

Synonyms of slug (Entry 3 of 3)

to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • she got so angry that she slugged the back of the chair and knocked it over

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The first known use of slug was in the 15th century

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“Slug.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slug. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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