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swat

noun

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a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument
  • the impatient toddler got a swat on his wrist for stepping into the street by himself

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swat

verb

Synonyms of swat (Entry 2 of 2)

to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • didn't sleep a wink all night because she was too busy swatting mosquitoes

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The first known use of swat was circa 1796

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“Swat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swat. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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