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thresh

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of thresh

  1. 1 to make jerky or restless movements the poor dog threshed against his chain Synonyms of thresh fiddle, jerk, jig, jiggle, squiggle, squirm, thrash, fidget, toss, twist, twitch, wiggle, wriggle, writheWords Related to thresh flit, flutter, twitter; quake, quiver, shake, shiver, shudder, tremble; paceNear Antonyms of thresh relax, rest, unwind; calm (down), still

  2. 2 to strike repeatedly he threshed the whimpering dog with his cane Synonyms of thresh bash, baste, bat, batter, belabor, belt, birch, bludgeon, buffet, bung up, club, curry, do, drub, fib [British], flog, hammer, hide, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lash, lather, lick, maul, mess (up), paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, punch out, rough (up), slate, slog, switch, tan, thrash, beat, thump, tromp, wallop, whale, whip, whop (or whap), whup, work overWords Related to thresh assail, assault, attack, beset, box, bust, chop, clobber, clout, crack, cudgel, cuff, descend (on or upon), hit, jump (on), knock, lam, lay on, paste, pounce (on or upon), punch, raid, rush, slam, slap, smack, smash, sock, spank, storm, swat, swipe, thwack, whack, wham, whomp; blackjack, cane, cowhide, flagellate, fustigate, horsewhip, leather, pistol-whip, rawhide, scourge, strap; gore, lacerate, wound; maim, mangle, mutilate



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